Guest blog by: Lisa, patient of The Rose About a week ago, I got uncertain news (Is anything certain anymore?). My doctor called me and told me that there was an “undetermined mass” detected on my mammogram.
The testimony below was submitted by Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and Co-Founder of The Rose, on June 15, 2021, during a virtual and in-person hearing in Austin, Texas. The room was packed with people who had driven to.
There is a scene in the on-line series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, when Susie, manager to Mrs. Maisel, sends Midge off to do her comedy routine with a special message. Susie’s words are a little too graphic.
COVID-19 or Not…We still have much to celebrate! By: Dorothy Gibbons The Rose turned 35 years old this weekend. August 1 came and went. A quiet weekend, without fanfare, was not the way I had envisioned celebrating.
Join us in celebrating GALentine’s Day, The Rose way. Who better to send a ‘love note’ to than your special girlfriends? They are the ones who’ve been with your through good times and bad times! Your girlfriends,.
She’s only 13 years old, but she already knows the gift of a mammogram. “One day she was in our home, having a good time with the family and then she was gone,” Mia said, talking about a.
By Dorothy Gibbons Who wants to remember Hurricane Harvey and all the devastation it caused to our city and in our lives, much less consider that it could be a contributing factor to an increase in cancer.
The day was more than hot, it was sweltering. Houston in July is always hot and humid, but this was one of those days when stepping outside felt like walking straight into an oven. I was traveling.
Over the past eight months, we have seen a 34% increase in the number of women we have diagnosed with breast cancer. Never in our 33-year history have we seen such a significant increase over such a.
I’m not simply a cancer survivor. I’m a cancer treatment survivor. And now, I’m also an advocate. By: Lennie, Breast Cancer Survivor and patient of The Rose First, there was chemo, then two surgeries, chemo again and.
By: Dorothy Gibbons Much like the leaves emerging and turning the world green again, our 7th annual luncheon seemed to mark the start of spring. Aptly named “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” this event truly made history for.
New Year’s Goal: to see either the sunrise or sunset each day. So far, so good! Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D. Petaluma CA Spiritual archeologist, cultural historian, and perpetual pilgrim* Pictures of the sunset on the last day of.
“Of course, I believe in Santa Claus.” I said this out loud during the middle of a rehearsal of our Holiday Program “Elf” and immediately looked up to see the newest member of the leadership team look.
Please read this before traveling to our Galleria location. The IH-610 West Loop Northbound Exit Ramp to Westpark Dr. will be closed continuously from 5:00 AM, Monday, August 13 to 5:00 AM, Sunday, February 10, 2019. We.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I don’t need studies to know that writing down goals works. I’ve seen the proof over and over. Still there is impressive research surrounding goals and why writing them down makes a difference. The 1979 Harvard study.
Convenient, free parking with easy access in and out has always been one of the benefits of coming to The Rose. But lately, with over 200 people visiting the building each day, having adequate parking had become.
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.
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.
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.
A wall of pink rolled down the road, 40 feet of steel toting a million dollars worth of imaging equipment, sporting our logo, which is larger than most billboards, on its side. It was so huge it.
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.
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 devastated, concerned and in shock. After the heart-shattering news, I sought out a.
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.
Three Trips to Austin, Three Bills Impacting Women’s Lives, Three Committees’ Decisions that Mean Life or Death
Being at the State Capitol is always a humbling experience. As I walk the marbled halls and climb those huge expanses of stairs from floor to floor, from meeting to meeting with Representatives and Senators, I think.
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.
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.