Breast Cancer

Breast cancer survivor urges women of color not to keep diagnosis [Video]

Miss Williams was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2020. Since that battle, she committed her life to encouraging others to talk about cancer to save more lives.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Miss Williams has always been a fighter, but it wasn't until June 2020 when she realized her new mission in life: encouraging women of color to talk about breast cancer.

If you ask Miss Williams to describe herself, she would say she's strong and a survivor, on top of being a daughter, grandmother, friend and Christian.

That fighting spirit always existed inside her, but a breast cancer diagnosis amplified it.

"I do feel like a warrior, yes, I do feel like a survivor," Williams said. "I feel like I can tackle anything in life now that comes my way."

Finding the cancer took her by surprise.

"I was at home and getting out of the shower and I felt a small BB size bump in my …

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