Healing Through the Seven Healing Practices

By Smith Center for Healing and the Arts and the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Smith Center for Healing and the Arts and the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) partnered for an evening of healing on Wednesday, July 19. The evening, hosted via Zoom and live streamed via […]

Breast Cancer Support Group Wraps Up 2022, Gathers to Ring in the New Year

By Southwester Staff There is a shared sentiment among the regular support group members of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) that the monthly meetings get better each month since inception in April 2010. Commencing at the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly‚Äôs conference room, the group eventually outgrew the space […]

New Partnership to Advance Cancer Health Equity

Community Welcomed to December Support Group Meeting By Southwester Staff The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) continues to  expand its participation and leadership in research studies involving breast cancer survivors and other studies.  It is currently in partnership with Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer and has completed research studies […]

Southwest Resident Honored with Dr. Lori L. Wilson Conquering Cancer Award

By Southwester Staff On October 13, SW Civic Leader and Breast Cancer Champion Thelma D. Jones, Founder, Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), was selected as winner of the 2022 Dr. Lori L. Wilson Conquering Cancer Award. The award was presented by Carla D. Williams, PhD, Associate Professor of […]

October Events Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Southwester Staff The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TJBCF) invites all to join the celebration of its Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom and the TDJBCF Facebook live.  The celebration will include invited guest speaker Dr. Lori Wilson, a two-time […]

Breast Cancer 101 Event Reaches Community

By Southwester Staff On Monday, July 11, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), in collaboration with James Creek Resident Council, Syphax Gardens Resident Council, GOODProjects and the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) hosted Breast Cancer 101 at River Park in Southwest DC. Funded in part by a generous […]