Adamari Lopez Talks Breast Cancer Awareness & The Power Of Early Detection

Adamari Lopez Breast Cancer Twitter Chat Recap
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On Thursday, actress and breast cancer survivor Adamari Lopez sat down with Latina and Orgullosa for a candid Twitter chat about breast cancer awareness, the power of early detection and the importance of support groups and friendship.

In the spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, read below for the highlights from her Twitter chat on this important subject: 

Lopez highlighted the importance of self-exams. For more information on what you should be feeling for, read our Fast Facts About Breast Cancer & Latinas.   

The breast cancer survivor also reminded women to turn to their friends and familia during difficult times. 

We asked Adamari where she drew her strength during her battle with breast cancer, and she said...

Lopez's first book, Viviendo, discussed her battle with breast cancer. We asked her what her second novel, Amando, would cover: 

At the end of the amazing discussion, Lopez offered up a piece of hard-earned wisdom for the Latinas listening in to the chat: 

Chime in to the conversation about breast cancer awareness on social media with the hashtag #OrgullosaStrong, and help spread the word by creating and sharing your own Breast Cancer Awareness memes. You would even win a special prize package for participating! Click here for all the details