NEWARK, Del. (WPVI)– A radiation therapist working in oncology at ChristianaCare Health System in Newark, Delaware is now a filmmaker.
dr Nia Bailey is the author and creator of A Letter To My Sisters: A Breast Cancer Documentary For Young Women.
She makes her debut on Saturday, October 15 at the Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne.
The inspiration for the director of Drexel Hill came from her young patients and their stories.
“I’ve seen this trend of young women coming in and being diagnosed with breast cancer,” says Dr. Bailey.
“I said, ‘Something has to give way. Something has to happen.’ I wanted to put out the information about breast cancer and young women because we think we’re so young that it won’t touch us. Unfortunately, it touches us.”
dr Bailey introduces us to three breast cancer “THRIVERS” in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s.
They are different races and cultures, but they were all on a similar journey.
“I really wanted to make it clear that breast cancer doesn’t discriminate,” says Dr. Bailey. “It doesn’t matter what you look like, your religion, anything like that. Unfortunately we can all get it and all of these women were young. They are fine. You are with us. Not only are they part of the documentary, they will be with us on Saturday.”
dr Bailey will debut her film at the Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne with a pink carpet, celebrity guests, food and drinks.
Click here for event information.
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