News

2020: COVID-19 Emergency Assistance.

We are currently accepting applications from women with advanced/metastatic cancer who live in Greater Houston and need assistance for groceries. If you are interested in applying, please contact us at info@angelmira.org or call us at 713-661-4045.


November 13, 2020: Breast Cancer News-FDA has granted an accelerated approval to pembrolizumab for use in combination with chemotherapy in the treatment of patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer whose tumors express PD-L1 as determined by an FDA-approved test.

November 10-12, 2020: Angelmira's Center for Women with Advanced Cancer participated in the Virtual Texas Life Science Forum organized by the Rice Alliance and BioHouston.

November 7, 2020: Lily and Maricarmen participated in the MD Anderson Boot Walk to Stomp out Stage IV Breast cancer by walking 3 miles together. Angelmira's Center for Women with Advanced Cancer also raised funds for the Advanced Breast Cancer Program (ABC) at MD Anderson that helps women with advanced or stage 4 breast cancer.

September 2020: Our President Maricarmen received her Oncology Patient Navigation Certificate

Angelmira's Center giving information on advanced breast cancer and other cancer types in women at a local health fair  (Educational material provided by American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen-Houston).Carousel imageCarousel image

March 2020: Our secretary presented our scientific abstract on the impact of obesity on survival of women with metastatic breast cancer at the United States and Canadian Association of Pathology (USCAP) 2020 meeting.

December 2019: We presented our scientific research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) 2019. This translational research was done in collaboration with investigators at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

September 2019: Our president and founder participated at a local health fair on behalf of Angelmira's Center, providing information on advanced breast cancer and other cancer types in women. (Educational material provided by American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen-Houston.)