Beyonce’s Father, Mathew Knowles, Survived Breast Cancer: ‘I Want To Save Lives – Especially In The Black Community’

Updated July 3rd, 2024

Beyonce’s Father, Mathew Knowles, Survived Breast Cancer: ‘I Want To Save Lives – Especially In The Black Community’

A breast cancer survivor and father to Beyonce and Solange, Knowles is among the 3% of African-Americans who carry the BRCA2 gene mutation, which increases the risk of four cancers in men.

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