Cancer used to be thought of as a death sentence, but over the last 20 years survival rates have increased by 25 percent. The American Cancer Society will be celebrating survivorship at this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
The American Cancer Society and the Minnesota Twins are partnering up April 28 to raise money for cancer research. The game is Saturday April 28 at 1:10 at Target Field when the Twins play the Reds. $5 of each ticket sold go from the Twins to the American Cancer Society for Cancer research.
Today on WJON I was joined by Health Systems Manager Matt Flory from the American Cancer Society. Today is Minnesota Colon Cancer Awareness Day. Matt discussed the importance of early screening and the options available.
Kim Orn from the American Cancer Society joined me today on WJON. She talked about the Real Men Wear Pink campaign and awarded me a plaque for me efforts. She also discussed how people get support the American Cancer Society with daffodils and she discussed their partnership with the Timberwolves.
The American Cancer Society and I are partnering to raise awareness for breast cancer and breast cancer research. I am participating in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign and am looking for your help in raising the $2,500 I'm hoping to raise.