Gabrielle Union is an advocate for breast cancer awareness. The "Good People", "Last Christmas" and "Deliver us from Eva" movie star has served as advocates for breast cancer awareness since losing a close friend to the relentless cancer. Kristen Martinez, Union's friend was diagnosed at age 31 with an advanced form of breast cancer and died 5 years later. Union states in her personal blog that Martinez is the driving force behind her tenacity to educate and increase breast cancer awareness, especially among African-American women. You can contact www.plannedparenthood.org for more information on breast cancer screenings.