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Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Houston, Texas

The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center's mission is to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center
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Living in Houston

Houston Highlights

  • The cost of living is 39 percent below the average for major metropolitan areas
  • No state or local income taxes
  • Expanding economy in diverse industries, 21 Fortune 500 companies have their headquarters in Houston. This ranks second only to New York City
  • Fourth largest city in the United States with a multicultural population of 4.7 million
  • More than 40 colleges, universities and institutions
  • Average temperature of 68 degrees
  • Permanent ballet, opera, symphony, theater companies and over 75 art museums
  • Known as the "urban forest," Houston has lush vegetation, with more than 508 parks and open areas, and 53 of those are in downtown
  • NASA’s Johnson Space Center
  • World’s eighth largest port in terms of shipping tonnage
  • 3,000 restaurants serving every type of cuisine
  • Shopping galore
  • Professional and college sports
  • Nearby beaches and lakes

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