Month: May 2015

Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Increases Risk of Cervical Cancer

Posted by On May 22, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman Every year on May 31, the World Health Organization marks World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), to highlight the risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for policies to reduce tobacco consumption.  Tobacco kills up to half its users, nearly six million people each year.  More than five million of these deaths are […]


Saving Lives was Focus of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Steering Committee Meeting

Posted by On May 19, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman Tornadoes and heavy rain in the Dallas-Fort Worth area couldn’t keep over 40 members of the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Steering Committee from gathering at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on May 11 and 12, 2015. The biannual Steering Committee meetings are an important part of our stewardship, accountability and governance, […]


A Mother’s Day Gift: Life

Posted by On May 8, 2015

    By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman Whether we call her “ma,” “mom,” “mother” or “mama,” today is the day we acknowledge those women in our lives who gave us life.  Mothers around the world play a vital role in the lives of their children and societies, but cancer, especially cervical cancer, shortens too many of their […]