Andrea Ivory

Leftwich, Siobhan
September 2009
Crisis (15591573);Fall2009, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p7
The article presents an interview with Andrea Ivory, an African American breast cancer patient and founder of the Florida Breast Health Initiative (FBHI), which provides mobile mammography vans to working-class neighborhoods in Florida. When asked about why she formed the FBHI she said that she wanted to help indigent hospital patients. She also discussed how her background in sales has helped her persuade women to get a mammogram and African American womens' reluctance to get mammograms.


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