On this segment of Access Houston we welcome, from Susan G. Komen, the co-chair, Khambrel Marshall and Ellen Elam. They come on to remind us of the 29th annual Race for the Cure happening Saturday, October 5th at Allen Parkway. Breast cancer patients, survivors and their families, supporters of the cause, and Houstonians participating in […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome the lovely Pearl Burton, who was diagnosed with stage II ductal carcinoma insitu in 2008 and is now an advocate for breast cancer awareness. Pearl let’s us know about the Know Your Girls campaign, which brings awareness to breast cancer for black women in conjunction with Susan G. […]

This segment of Access Houston welcomes Ashley Dedmon, who shares her story of how cancer runs in her family and her potential risk.  Ashley also educates us on the BRCA gene and how that is linked to cancer.  She brought along Brooke, founder of Accelerate Studio, Misty from SDFL/The Boarding Pass, Runsi, founder of Ovarcome, […]

If DeAngelo were Caucasian if there would be the same level of opposition while trying to honor his late family members and empower breast cancer survivors?

Let’s face it beauties, we love to shop. But with October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not spend our hard-earned dollars on products that will benefit research for the disease? Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer for African American women. Worse, our mortality rate is nearly twice as high as […]

We salute Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams for keeping the memory of his late mother, Sandra Hill, alive in such an impactful way. In 2014 she succumb to breast cancer at the age of 53. According to ABC, he’s also lost four aunts to the disease. In memory, DeAngelo will now pay for 53 women to have […]

Congrats to my mom for making it through her first year as a Breast Cancer Survivor. I remember waiting at the hospital on October 2, 2013 wondering whether or not ma dukes would have a successful surgery; that time period was one of the scariest moments of my life. I CAN SAY that it’s helped me build a […]

  Here’s a truth you maybe didn’t know: Every year consumers buy pink products they believe contribute funds to breast cancer awareness but to be honest charities do NOT have to specify if the product their pitching to consumers actually benefit breast cancer awareness. Via cbsnews.com Some products say they “promote women’s health” without any […]

  The Susan G. Komen Foundation has enlisted the help of a doo-wop to remind you to get tested for Breast Cancer. Susan G. Komen…