Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

by Press Release | Oct 20, 2006
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Breast cancer affects more Americans than any other type of cancer, striking once every three minutes. If it hasn’t already touched you directly, chances are breast cancer will affect you or someone you know in the future. The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is an opportunity for you to take action. Join the fight on Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 9am.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a fun way for the whole family to get involved in the fight against breast cancer. You can build a team with family, friends, and/or co-workers to walk in honor of someone who lost their battle to cancer or in celebration of a survivor.

WHO: You, your family, friends and coworkers. Anyone motivated to fight breast cancer is encouraged.

WHAT: The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event – a 5K non-competitive walk to raise awareness and proceeds for the fight against breast cancer.

WHEN: October 22, 2006
Registration: 9am
Event Start: 10am

WHERE: Jack Curtis Stadium, Cooper River Park Pennsauken, N.J.

WHY: One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. In New Jersey alone, more than 8,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Participating in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer helps to support cancer research, vital patient and family support programs in our community, public policies that improve access to breast cancer screening, and educate the community on breast cancer screening guidelines.

If you want to “Make Strides Against Breast Cancer,” call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org/stridesonline today.

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