The East Texas Pin-A-Sister group was formed in 2010 after results of the Tyler Affiliate of Susan G. Komen’s community needs assessment indicated a decrease in screening mammograms among African American women residing in Smith County. The goal of the program is to encourage women, specifically African American women, to receive screening mammograms.
- To increase awareness of screening mammogram guidelines
- To reinforce the importance of early detection
- To introduce the UT Health East Texas HOPE Breast Center’s genetic testing program...