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.
Not enough money is going toward the annihilation of breast cancer altogether. When we look at the numbers, more money goes toward fundraising for the next year than research and prevention.
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 email@example.com
Relay for Life at NSU continues a series of events to raise money for the annual Relay for Life, a race supporting cancer survivors and caregivers, with the Jail for Bail event being held on Feb. 14 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on the library quad.
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.