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Oral Cancer Awareness 5k Run/Walk-a-thon

NSU’s Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity will host an Oral Cancer Awareness 5k Run/Walk-a-thon at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill on Feb. 23 at 7:30 a.m. About 500 participants are expected and proceeds will benefit The Truth Outreach Project, a non-profit oral cancer awareness organization.

Think pink in October

Know a survivor or someone currently battling the disease? Westside Regional Medical Center offers a Breast Cancer support group, Power of Pink, the second Monday of every month. For more information, email powerofpink12@gmail.com

NSU hosts Relay for Life kickoff celebration

Carisa Lippmann, medical school student at NSU, has lost family members to cancer. She said she is thankful for the event.

“I am excited to help in any way I can to alleviate suffering and work towards cures for different cancers. This is why I have—and will continue to—participate in NSU’s Relay for Life,” she said.