The Rhode Island Ovarian Cancer Alliance will be hosting a walk to raise awareness about ovarian cancer while celebrating survivors and remembering those lost to the disease. All of the event’s proceeds will help fund ovarian cancer education and awareness and provide support services to ovarian cancer survivors and their families.
Join us Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Roger Williams Park in Providence (Temple of Music).
All activities open at 8:00am
Opening ceremonies at 9:30am
Survivor photo at 9:55am
Walk starts at 10:00am
Please consider supporting our event and help us save women's lives!!!
More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and approximately 15,000 women die from the disease. Unfortunately, most cases are diagnosed in their later stages when the prognosis is poor. However, if diagnosed and treated early, when the cancer is confined to the ovary, the five-year survival rate is over 90 percent. That is why it is imperative that the early signs and symptoms of the disease are recognized, not only by women, but also by their families and the medical community.
There is currently no early detection test for ovarian cancer, which is why it is imperative that the early signs of the disease are recognized, not only by women, but also by their families and the medical community. Until there is a test, the key to early diagnosis is through awareness—which this event helps us share with the entire community.
Please consider supporting our event and help us save women's lives!!!!
Best of luck on the walk.
Chuck & VJ Anastasia
Happy to support you, Linda & Richard in this walk to raise funds awareness
Paula Anastasia RN, MN
In loving support of Shiloh Burke ( cousin of Richard) Keeping healing thoughts in my heart ❤️
Good luck with the walk, a great thing you are doing to help this cause.
|Kit and Dad||$100.00|
Shiloh you da bomb!