The 2008 Breast Cancer Projections are alarming for the minority and majority population (females and males included):
Even though African-American women are three times less likely to develop breast cancer, they are three times more likely to die from the disease. Medical authorities unanimously agree that this disparity is largely due to late stage diagnosis, subsequent to access barriers such as screening facilities, mammography, and health insurance.
The Sherri Arnold Graham Foundation works to reverse the incidence of late stage diagnosis and the corresponding health disparities through "Awareness Campaigns, Health Education, and Mammography Outreach." In the event of a breast cancer storm, this foundation serves as a lighthouse to undergird families in crisis with compassionate support.
The operational methodology of this ministry enterprise is calles "Lighthouse Communications," whereby we relay healthcare information to persons in crisis or at risk. Our services and literature are free of charge and available in both English and Spanish.
The three main goals of Lighthouse Communications are: