18 Jul
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Beliefs are hard to change and some are deadly

One belief that continues to snake through our society and is claiming thousands of lives every year is that young women don’t get breast cancer. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Young women are diagnosed every.
03 Jul
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Another Storm Waiting To Happen

400 women are currently due for their annual mammogram this summer. 400 women are waiting for us call them to confirm an appointment. Those 400 women do not have insurance and are low income. None of them.
01 May
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Gift someone another sunrise

by Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and Co-Founder of The Rose.   A $100,000 gift would mean we could serve 500 women. That’s 500 mothers or daughters or aunts or wives, 500 co-workers or neighbors or best friends. Anyone.
19 Feb
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I Hate Cancer

I hate cancer. My mother used to say it was wrong to hate anyone or anything, but even so, I hate cancer. I hate the way it creeps into lives without warning and suddenly becomes the center.
10 Jan
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Construction Updates at The Rose Galleria

Heads up! There’s construction around our Galleria location. We suggest leaving an extra 10mins before you would regularly leave to make sure you have enough time to make your way through the construction. Here’s a map to.
10 Dec
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Circles

What circle is yours? At a recent gathering of staff, our board chair Eileen Campbell talked about being diagnosed with breast cancer. She described her worries and fears and then shared a concept I had never heard.
21 Nov
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Thank Goodness for The Rose

A year of loss “I lost everything in Harvey and now I have breast cancer. Thank goodness for The Rose.” -Teresa  My heart hurts for this woman. When I opened her card thanking us for getting her.
09 Aug
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One Millimeter at a Time

Just how big is a millimeter? 24 millimeters make an inch.  The smallest distances the human eye can resolve is around 0.02 to 0.04 mm, approximately the width of a human hair.   A sheet of paper is typically between.
21 Jul
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My Name Is Carrie Swatsell

                          My name is Carrie Swatsell, I am fifty-five years old and on February 2016, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My entire family was.
14 Jul
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Where Do These Good People Come From

Where do these good people come from? 8:40 P.M. and I’m watching about 50 people clearing off more than 80 messy tables and stacking at least 1,000 chairs. The 28th Annual Shrimp Boil, a fund raiser that.
29 Jun
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Why Choose The Rose

Recently I was being interviewed for a television spot and the moderator asked: “Why would women choose The Rose?” Before I could answer, he said, “I can understand why uninsured women would go to The Rose, after.
20 Mar
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A Blog by any other name…

Welcome to The Rose’s new Blog. While we’ve had a blog for a long time, we’ve not had a way to invite your comments and suggestions.  Which meant it was a one way communication and most of.