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Let’s Team Up to End Womens Cancer

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I started a team for the 2014 National Race to End Women’s Cancer. I’d love for YOU to join my team!  This race supports the eradication of ALL female cancers.  Every seven minutes, a woman is diagnosed with a reproductive cancer — cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar — touching more than 91,000 American women each year. Many are not diagnosed until the late stages of these diseases, and nearly a third will die.

Through this race, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer shines a bright spotlight on these less talked about, “below the belt” cancers.  Reproductive cancers affect women of all ages — from their teens and 20’s through their 80’s. The Foundation urges all women to LEARN, LISTEN and ACT to maintain their gynecologic health:

LEARN the symptoms and risk factors for each gynecologic cancer;
LISTEN to their bodies;
ACT to take preventive steps, and seek care first from a gynecologic oncologist when a gynecologic cancer is suspected or diagnosed.

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It happens in November in Washington, DC and there are a few ways that you can join my team!  You can do the 5k run OR the 1 mile walk.  YOU CAN JOIN MY TEAM, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T ATTEND THE RACE!  Here’s what you do!

National Race to End Women’s Cancer 

November 2, 2014 9:00am

Race Begins AND Ends at Freedom Plaza, Washington DC

 

Here is my TEAM PAGE.  Use the JOIN and DONATE buttons on the top right.  You can participate by registering (whether you can attend or not), and/or by making a donation. Every registration and donation makes a difference. Thank you!

Here’s a video from last year’s event:

 

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One Response to “Let’s Team Up to End Womens Cancer”

  1. Adriene says:

    I am joining!

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