Houston Faith Leaders Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer Fatalities Among African American Women
Style Magazine Newswire | 8/29/2016, 2:59 p.m.
The 2nd Pastors and Community Summit will be hosted by The Rose Houston, whose mission is to save lives through quality breast health services, advocacy and access to care for all. Guests will include Ashley Turner, philanthropist and daughter of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Kim Roxie, owner of Lamik Beauty, representatives from The Sisters Network, pastors, first ladies, and health ministry representatives.
This event will engage Houston faith leaders and empower them with the tools to promote breast health care among their communities, specifically among African American women.
Everything happens on Tuesday, August 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Rose Galleria, 5420 West Loop South, 3rd floor Conference Center.
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among African American women, due to factors such as late diagnosis and long intervals between mammograms.