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First Lady Dozier Shares Testimony as 45-year Breast Cancer Survivor

Gardena resident Erma Dozier has been cancer-free 45 years. The First Lady of The New Earth Christian Church (TNECC) says, “Simply God’s grace and mercy.” As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month efforts, she will share her testimony on Sunday, October 31, during the 10 a.m. worship service. “It was in 1976 that I was diagnosed. I was about to travel to Fairmont, West Virginia, my hometown, when I discovered a small cyst on my right breast. I went to the doctor to have it checked and a young doctor at Kaiser at the time said, ‘let’s just watch it

CPR Foundation Presents Surviving Cancer Workshop

Fulfilling its mission to promote preventative health initiatives, the Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation will sponsor a Zoom workshop, “Cancer Survivorship and Caregiving,” on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The free event is part of CPR’s Sistahs Can We Talk Monthly Nurse Series. Four speakers are scheduled to address various aspects of the topic, said Dr. Kathye Jenkins, CPR founder. They are Justine Obiakor, a health educator with the California Health Collaborative’s Every Woman Counts program; Dr. Nicole Robinson, founder of Hatz 4 Hearts Foundation; Pastor Rhonda Holbert, Celebrate Life Cancer Ministry; and Lady Jacqueline Hammond, a