Eight Merritt women are going to put their bodies to the test for a good cause. The ladies are members of two teams that are going to take part in The Weekend to End Breast Cancer in Vancouver this month. The weekend brings together thousands of men and women on a 60 km walk, spread out over two days.
Cover image: When author Brenda Johima was working through cancer treatments, she found solace and inspiration in her nature walks around Vancouver Island. I lead a healthy, athletic life for most of my life. Fitness, recreation, the outdoors and nature were always a big part of my life as a youth and young adult.
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Catherine Grand-Scrutton knew that the B. Cancer Agency was about to mobilize its tremendous resources to help her. She quickly realized that the ones that appealed to her the most — such as Cancer: 50 Essential Things To Do — were about integrated care.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month BCAMalso referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month NBCAMis an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign that intend educate people about the importance of early screening, test and more. This campaign starts on October 1 and ends on October 31 every year.
Cancer Foundation. Over two days thousands of men and women will walk 50 kilometres around Vancouver to draw attention to breast cancer and raise money for research and treatment programs. According to the B.
They have pink roses, kombumcha and yummy treats available by donation. Be sure to stop by! Carmen is fundraising again!
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation was a charitable organization which raised money to advance research, education, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Established in by Nancy Tsai then known as Nancy Paul    it worked to fund, support, and advocate for education and awareness programs, early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, and quality of life for those suffering from breast cancer. It is also part of a seven-member coalition which funds breast cancer research in Canada.
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