The Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program was established in Beaumont, Texas, in 1994 by Regina Rogers as a tribute to her mother, Julie, a breast cancer survivor, who had a double mastectomy in 1988 and who died following complications from a stroke and heart attack in 1998. Originally dedicated to providing free mammograms for medically underserved women, in the past twelve years, the organization’s services have multiplied and the agency has grown into one of the largest cancer screening initiatives of its type in the state of Texas.
In 2000, the “Gift of Life” broadened its breast cancer mission to include prostate cancer, offering free screenings and educational presentations for men.
The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Colorectal Cancer Screening Keith A. Wied, D.O. of Southeast Texas Gastroenterology Associates and Cindy Stinson, PhD, APRN-BC, interim chair of Lamar University JoAnne Gay Dishman Department of Nursing, presented information on colorectal cancer to… Read More
Each holiday season, the Gift of Life partners with Exxpress Mart stores to raise money to support our mission of providing life-saving medical screenings to medically underserved Southeast Texans. Visit any Exxpress Mart store to purchase a Gift of Life… Read More