These pink concoctions add a little extra to the awareness to Breast Cancer Month, with a portion of funds going towards the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Cupcakes, large cakes and cookies can be decorated with pink from top to bottom.
Janet Slocum loves a challenge. Currently working in MD Anderson’s new Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, she readily touts the advantages to the new thoughts behind looking at mutations, genes, and one’s own body science to personalize cancer therapy. But before MD Anderson there was St. Luke’s and before […]
While I agree wholeheartedly with Senate Bill 149, coauthored by Sen. Jane Nelson, which seeks increased transparency in the actions of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, I feared the women we serve could be lost in the shuffle.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]