Despite all the research and pink ribbon campaigns, breast cancer remains the leading cause of cancer in American women. Close to one quarter of the women who get breast cancer will die from it, and African American women are particularly at risk.
A little over two years ago, Brenda Muckelvene found a lump in her breast. Her experience with the treatment and recovery was frightening at times. One of the hardest parts was losing her hair -- Brenda had been a hair stylist.