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Benefiting Breast Cancer Awareness, Education, and Research

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic

Friday, October 14th at 11 AM
at the Wynden on Post Oak

GUEST SPEAKER, Naoto T. Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., FACP, the Executive Director for the Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program. Meet Dr. Ueno by clicking the link here.


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic was established in 2006. Zeta Tau Alpha's Houston Alumnae Association has been supporting IBC research at MD Anderson for 16 years with over $300,000 in contributions. MD Anderson is tremendously grateful for Zeta’s help in making cancer history.


Although inflammatory breast cancer is the most aggressive form of breast cancer and has distinctive biological features, current treatment is still based on conventional regimens of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy developed for other types of breast cancer.  There has been little change in overall survival rates in the last 30 years and there are no therapeutic regimens developed specifically for inflammatory breast cancer.


MD Anderson’s multi-disciplinary team at the IBC Clinic is collectively focused on developing methods to identify specific genomic and proteomic signatures of inflammatory breast cancer. These signatures will guide the development of tools for diagnosis, identifying therapeutic approaches specifically for the treatment of inflammatory breast cancer, and enhancing imaging approaches to assist in detecting the disease and evaluating the effectiveness of treatment for inflammatory breast cancer patients. The ultimate goal is to improve the survival of inflammatory breast cancer patients.

For more detailed information on the IBC Clinic, visit:


The mission of Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation, Inc. (ZTAF), through successful fundraising by alumnae and collegians, is to fulfill the founding principles of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity by providing support for programs that are educational, philanthropic, and always responsive to the needs of a changing society, further enhancing Zeta Tau Alpha’s leadership position in the Greek community and its influence in the world.

Proceeds from the 2022 Think Pink!® Event will benefit The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic, ZTA Foundation, scholarships, educational programming, and leadership.


Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation is a 501(c) (3) organization.

About Houston Alumnae Association (HAA) of Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA)

Houston Alumnae Association is a progressive woman’s organization dedicated to our Fraternity and our community. Since 1992 we have committed volunteer hours and financial support to philanthropic endeavors in the community, including breast cancer education and awareness. Thank you for your generous support of our Think Pink! event. We look forward to seeing you each year.

For questions or additional information, email us at

Annual Think Pink Event

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$10,000          Founders' Table for Ten

$5,000            Themis Table for Ten

$2,500            White Violet Table for Ten

$150               Think Pink Individual Ticket

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A ticket includes entry to the Wynden, an upscale venue, with lunch catered by Masraff's which includes complimentary wine and bubbles. Valet parking will be available for your convenience.

Ticket sales end September 30th.


1025 South Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77056

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