News - Part 5

Outreach program – The Rising Tide of Cancer Among Indians: Rising

Join IACAN (Indian American Cancer Network) as a panel of experts walks you through the various means to a healthy life. This event is free and participants are encouraged to bring questions. The medical panel includes Dr. Beverly J. Gor, EdD, RD, LD who will review data about cancer incidence among the Indians living in…

Young Women and Breast Cancer Support Group (via Video Conference Call)

Discuss issues related to a breast cancer diagnosis at a young age with others in a monthly video conference call. It’s easy to participate. Visit the following URL to get information to sign up:

A Cancer Survivor Shares: Jenee’s Story

I love the term “survivor.” It means so much to me because I am so grateful to be alive. Being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) at age 32 was certainly a shock. I’d never known any one of my peers to receive such a diagnosis. I knew people whose moms had breast cancer, but…


American Academy of Pediatrics American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation American Association for Cancer Research American College of Surgeons Americans for Better Care of the Dying American Dietetic Association American Pain Society American Psychiatric Association American Psychosocial Oncology Society American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Society of Breast Disease American Society of Clinical…

Did You Ever Ask God, “Why Me?”

My big sister, Suzette, was always bigger than life in my eyes. We are four years apart but she always seemed so cool, so capable. I watched her organize protests against injustices in high school, be a leader in every organization she joined, and set trends. Simply said, Suzette was my hero. She still is….

Gremillion & Co. Fine Art Stages the Houston Exhibition of The SCAR Project

Based in New York, The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young women breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. Primarily an awareness raising campaign, The SCAR Project puts a raw, unflinching face on breast cancer while paying tribute to the courage and spirit of brave cancer survivors. The Houston…

15th Annual Saks Fifth Avenue Key To The Cure Kickoff 2013

The 15th annual Saks Fifth Avenue Key To the Cure Kickoff 2013 honors the 2013 Houston Forward Movers, 11 men and women who are both civic leaders and cancer survivors. This cocktail party features libations, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, fashion trends and new cars. During the evening, guests will be able to purchase for $35…

Matt Ferster, Founder/President, Single Jingles A Testicular Cancer Foundation

On January, 23 2009, at age 21, Matt Ferstler was diagnosed with testicular cancer. As part of Matt’s treatment, his left testicle was removed, leaving him with just one and thus, as he puts it, a “Single Jingle.” The thought of losing a testicle can be unbearable for some men, but it beats the alternative….

2013 Pink Angel Celebration Luncheon & Style Show

Join Sisters Network Inc. for the 2013 Pink Angel Celebration Luncheon & Style Show benefiting Breast Cancer Assistance Program. The event will feature a Haute Couture Style show by Elzabeth Anthony and Esther Wolf. Chairs Arvia and Jason Few Mistress of Ceremonies Melanie Lawson, Channel 13

Networking Event for Young Women with Breast Cancer

An opportunity for young women (45 and under) with breast cancer to meet and enjoy complimentary drinks and food at La Palapa Restaurant. Sponsored by SHARE, a nationwide community for women with breast or ovarian cancer and their caregivers.