March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Rachel Ellsworth, head of Colon and Rectal Surgery at our very own Houston Methodist West Hospital, is asking you to “Check Your Backside!” “We are proud to be part of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s ‘80% by 2018’ initiative,” says Dr. Ellsworth. That means 80% of adults aged 50 and older will be regularly screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.
Our January temperatures were concrete evidence of the crazy fluctuations we are subject to here in the Fort Bend County area. One minute you’re dialing the thermostat up...the next minute, you’re dialing it down. Way down. And that can happen over the course of one afternoon!
Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land is excited to announce their 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off !! With the growth in popularity and attendance over the past six years, the big event this year will be held on a Saturday!
Only 11% of people diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer survive. “Fifty percent of these patients had no symptoms...This is not an ‘old man’s disease,’ and women and men are affected equally. Yet, it’s 90-95% preventable.”
Shaping the leaders of tomorrow by energizing students to serve their community today is the core of the YIP (Youth in Philanthropy) experience.
Meet the Doctors - A Team of Leaders in Breast Health - Right Here...Close to Home!
When Jen Watson’s son Ty was in 3rd grade, he was struggling. “Reading was tough, but the school didn’t think he was old enough for a dyslexia test,” says Jen. “We started EduCoachNow (ECN)--the tutoring program at KnILE Center--where founder Betsy de Vega thought otherwise. Betsy recommended a doctor and we got a diagnosis of severe dyslexia.”
The Walk to Fight Suicide is about turning hope into action. Suicide is a serious problem, but it’s a problem we can solve.
Parks Youth Ranch is an emergency shelter here in Fort Bend that provides counseling and life changing services to at risk and homeless youth. Cowboy Up!
Richmond resident Jessica Pantoja was just 18 years old when she received shocking news: she had stage 4 ovarian cancer. She needed a life-saving option.