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Where are all the charity walks/runs listed?

I'm interested in finding a cancer fundraising walk/run this year in Northern California. You would think it would be easy to find, but not so. Does anyone know of a calendar of events or website that I can find all cancer walks/runs? Thanks!

when you search, try entering the city + walk + 2009 or something like bay area california + walk + 2009 or a variation on what you are looking for. That might help you.

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Breast Cancer 3 – Day

The Susan G. Komen 3 – Day 60 mile walk. This is my team’s (Warriors for the Cure) experience. We walked from Potomic Mills,

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Why is it we have breast cancer awareness month…pink pins to wear and show support…breast cancer walks?

to raise money for the treatment of breast cancer….BUT…we have no support groups or fund raisers for Cervical…..ovarian…or uterine there more money to be made from breast cancer….?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.

While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.

$2 billion bucks and I suppose they've made advancements, but… $2 billion. It's crazy that all that money hasn't found an answer.

The depressing thing about cancer is that what may cure one type, may not affect the other.

My mother has lung cancer and because of her age, they tried a new treatment. They said it didn't work. She went back yesterday only to find out that radiation is still in her system and after they said it didn't work, her cancer has actually gotten smaller.

One other issue may be that even if treatment is successful in getting rid of an individual's breast cancer, there is still, often a price to pay and that's in body image. (if you a breast or part removed)

I still believe that there are some diseases that are simply not financially viable to cure. As long as we are willing to put money ahead of people, we aren't moving as fast as we can.

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