Half of all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients turn to the American Cancer Society for help. “That’s an incredible responsibility and gets to the heart of why volunteers walk in Making Strides.
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a movement. It’s a chance to become part of something bigger. To stand with thousands of others in Delmarva and walk in October so that we can all say, ‘breast cancer does not win,’” says Teresa Young, state vice president of the American Cancer Society.
Instead, the community will win, by walking and providing more help for women with breast cancer; by fighting for better access to breast cancer screening and treatment.
Making Strides helps raise funds to fight back against breast cancer. Women, men and children—individuals and entire families—participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Their motivations include reasons such as:
Here’s what some of the money raised by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer can provide:
Today, the American Cancer Society is supporting more than 230 grants with $82 million to find the answers that will help save lives. Please join the Delmarva Peninsula community for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer this October.
Thank you to these outstanding Flagship Sponsors for Delmarva’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer:
Ocean City Flagships
Cpt. Steve Harman’s Poor Girls Open
Beebe Medical Center/Tunnell Cancer Center
Nanticoke Health Services
Diagnostic Imaging Associates
Papastavros Medical Imaging
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