Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Join Team Roswell, led by Dr. Marie Quinn and Dr. Tracey OConnor, for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Buffalo! This event will be in-person on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Buffalo Outer Harbor. Registration is free!
All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and go toward supporting breast cancer research, supporting patients, and education and prevention initiatives.
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Help Make Breast Cancer A Thing Of The Past
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: ABC7NY asks you to join us, and walk!
The American Cancer Society believes that ALL people deserve a fair and just opportunity to live a longer, healthier life free from breast cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer celebrates survivors and thrivers, and raises funds for lifesaving breast cancer research, advocacy, programs, and services.
Thanks in large part to decades of work and the dollars you help the American Cancer Society raise, a breast cancer diagnosis does not come without hope, and the breast cancer journey is not one that has to be traveled alone. The American Cancer Society couldn’t do all it does work to save lives, provide free lodging, answer your calls 24 hours a day,/7 days a week/365 days a year, and fund groundbreaking research, without the support of the many sponsors who have joined with us on this mission to end breast cancer.
Cancer is a disease that affects everyone, but it doesn’t affect everyone equally. Factors like racism, discrimination, poverty, lack of access to healthy and affordable food, and geographical location all impact a person’s ability to prevent, find, treat, and survive cancer.
We can’t end breast cancer alone. We can’t end breast cancer with just hope. We can’t end breast cancer just by walking. We need you to help end breast cancer by taking action!
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
1 Orchard Beach Rd.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer’s last century.
The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities nationwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of The Bronx, NY walk. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 3.2 mile event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.
Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Sign up today and let’s finish the fight against breast cancer.
All walkers are strongly advised to sign up online prior to the event to speed up your check in process on walk day. Check in is required to take advantage of all activities.
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Pink Looks Good On You
Its true! Pink is a great color and the official hue for breast cancer awareness. But it is not just women sporting their best pink attire at Making Strides: real men also wear pink. In fact, thats the name of the Societys initiative where men get involved in saving lives from breast cancer. Not only are men affected by the disease more than 2,500 will be diagnosed this year over 266,000 of their wives, partners, friends, sisters, mothers, and daughters will also hear the words, you have breast cancer. On a Saturday morning in October, you can be part of the pink wave in Tempe to help them.
Get Exercise In The Beautiful Scenery
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Phoenix is a non-competitive 3-mile loop around Tempe Town Lake, beginning and ending at Tempe Beach Park. The route will take you across the Mill Avenue bridge and through Papago Park, before you cross again on Rural Road, and walk along the lake to the finish line. Thats approximately 6,000 steps, or about 375 calories burned. And since Strides takes place right before Halloween, youll be burning off all that candy before you eat it.
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Reasons To Join The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Phoenix is a family-friendly fundraiser that benefits the American Cancer Society to save lives from breast cancer. In its 23rd year, this is one of the largest charity events in the Valley. In case you needed a reason to join the cause, here are 5
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Is Saturday
DAYTON, OHIO – The 2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, October 15. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. The walk will start at 9:00 a.m.
This event is part of a national fundraising effort. In 2015 alone, over 1 million walkers across the country collected more than $60 million to help fight this disease.
Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between ages 40 and 55. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and it is estimated that over 40,000 lives will be lost to breast cancer in 2016. And while the breast cancer diagnosis rate has increased, there has been a steady drop in the overall breast cancer death rate since the early 1990’s.
You can help win the fight. The walk and donations go directly to the support, transportation, recovery and other needs that arise with the diagnosis of breast cancer. The American Cancer Society also invests in groundbreaking breast cancer research to better understand, prevent, find and treat the disease.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Dragons website, www.daytondragons.com, has gone pink in October in support of efforts by Kettering Health Network to increase Breast Cancer awareness in the Miami Valley.
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