More than 25,000 Race for the Cure through downtown

More than 25,000 people, including 2,000 Houston area breast cancer survivors, walked, ran and rallied together in efforts to eradicate breast cancer forever in the 2012 Komen Houston Race for the Cure® in downtown Houston Saturday morning. “We are excited about this 22nd year of the Komen Houston Race for the Cure® and thank supporters […]

Every life is touched in efforts to defeat this terrible disease

So much pink, so much positivity about a deadly disease. Is the annual October Breast Cancer Awareness month in danger of becoming an overworn pitch, a cliche? We at The Leader hope not. Because beneath the ribbons and the commercialization, there dwells a deep human connection to this sadly common affliction, that transcends trivialization. Who […]

Ready, set — Race for the Cure

The Houston Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will kick-off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting the largest footrace in the city, the 22nd Annual Komen Houston Race for the Cure, Oct. 6 downtown. Last year’s event welcomed over 33,000 participants, including more than 2,400 breast cancer survivors, and raised more than […]