Cynthia Ryan

English Professor, Freelance Writer

Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D., an English professor, freelance writer, and breast cancer survivor, is currently completing a memoir about her ever-evolving friendship with a homeless woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. Her blog is here.
The Triple Negative Breast Cancer

The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Struggle

Breast cancer mortality is 60 per cent higher for African American women ages 45-64 than for white women, even though African American women are less likely than white women to be diagnosed with the disease. So here we present to you the experiences of four African American women, all of whom are suffering from triple negative breast cancer. These are real photographs. These are real struggles.
10/11/2012 08:14 EDT