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Weekend to End Women's Cancer 2011

DH Vancouver Staff Aug 09, 2011 9:30 am

The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancer benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation is a multi-day event for participants who wish to make a huge contribution towards cancer care and research.

What: The Eighth annual Shopper’s Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers
When: August 13th- August 14th (Saturday & Sunday)
Where: The event begins and finishes at UBC Wolfson fields. The route will take walkers through Vancouver, totaling a two-day, 60km journey. One-day walkers will complete a 30km route.
Who: Hundreds of men and women committed to contributing to a future free from cancer
Why: To raise funds and awareness for Women’s cancers. Currently, one in seven Canadian women will develop breast or gynecological cancers in their lifetime. Over the past seven years the Weekend has allowed the BC Cancer Foundation to invest nearly $20 million in breast and gynecologic research programs. Funds have made possible a variety of research projects and innovations at the BC Cancer Agency, a global leader in cancer care and research.

More information and details on this event and the work of the BC Cancer Foundation can be found online at:

Image: Edwin Santiago

DH Vancouver Staff
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