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The Hidden Faces of HPV

Cancer Survivors Speak Out for Vaccination in Houston

BY // 05.10.17
photography Roswitha Vogler

What: The Immunization Partnerships’ 8th Annual Community Immunity Spring Luncheon

Where: River Oaks Country Club

PC Moment: A “hidden faces of HPV-related cancers” panel underlined the seriousness of the luncheon at hand – vital vaccine advocates consisting of community leaders and medical supporters rallied to the tune of more than $150,000 towards advancing immunization and immunization rates. Speaker Kara Million led the panel while urging guests to have their girls (and boys) vaccinated against HPV. Mellon was just one of a few cancer survivors detailing their medical struggles, alongside Bert Noojin, Dr. Stanley Spinner, and Dr. Erich Sturgis, moderated by Mustafa Tameez.

Who: Chairs Selby Bush DeVault, Catherine Mitchell, and Shannan Sturgis; honorary chairs Joyce and Eric Haufrect; honorees Dr. Julie Boom and Dr. Ronald A. DePinho; emcee Syan Rhodes; and guests Gwen and Ed Emmett, Dr. Melanie Mouzoon, Dr. Lindy McGee, Katie Daily, Megan Blanton, Debbie Feigin Sukin, and Susan Feigin Harris.

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