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Madeline Long-Gill is the founder of the Forest Park Center for Family Resources, a crisis intervention center located on the campus of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.  She spent 12 years as a volunteer for Komen St. Louis before becoming an Advocate in Science (AIS), a community of dedicated volunteer advocates who work to reduce the burden of breast cancer in their communities.

She served for over six years as a volunteer Chaplain with the St. Louis Police Department assigned to the Homicide Division under the Homicide Ministers and Community Alliance Program, a program created to provide support for victim families.

Long-Gill opened the doors of Supporting Our Sisters International, Inc. to support African-American and Hispanic/Latina sisters with a message of health, hope, healing and quality care. The organization is dedicated to improving knowledge and access across the continuum of cancer care, helping women adapt healthier lifestyles in order to help reduce the risk of breast cancer reoccurrence.

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Get Well Wednesday: What You Need To Know Now About Breast Cancer  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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