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During October, designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, organizations are encouraged to go out of their way to think of creative and unique ways to raise awareness.
The Office of the Provost and the Office of Associate Vice President for Student Services pay tribute to breast cancer survivor Dr. Darlene Biggers, associate vice president for student services at UHCL, with their own version of the Pink Glove Dance.
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Signal News sent out broadcast reporter Courtney Bowen to interview two UHCL breast cancer survivors and learn from their experiences.
Inspired by this video, The Signal reporters Daniel Agee and Courtney Bowen filmed UHCL faculty, staff and students in order to create UHCL’s own Pink Glove Dance.
October is breast cancer awareness month, but for many, especially women, awareness and prevention cost money they don’t have for a problem they can’t afford to fix even if they know they have cancer.
The Signal reporter Rachel Miranda attended the 2011 Houston Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, held Saturday, Oct. 1 in Downtown Sam Houston Park. For more information about the race or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, click here.
In many women and some men there is an underlying fear in the words, “You have cancer.” It means that everything changes and you may be in for the fight of your life. Scarier still, in the United States, breast cancer death rates are second only to lung cancer.
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is an event created to raise not only awareness about breast cancer, but to raise money to fight the disease, and bring survivors and new patients together to create the feeling of community. The UHCL Sisterhood was formed six years ago for those very reasons.
Join the fight and think pink this October for breast cancer awareness month. It is a time for grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters, friends and family to remember loved ones lost and celebrate survivors who have won the battle.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the UHCL Sisterhood kicked it off with a rally for the Houston Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, which will take place Oct. 3. This marks the fifth year that the UHCL Sisterhood has participated.