Colon and Rectal Cancer

Relay for Life (Green Valley/Sahuarita)

April 8, 2017

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.

Join us at these events to bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Relay for Life--University of Arizona (Tucson)

April 7, 2017

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.

Join us at these events to bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Relay for Life- Cholla High School (Tucson)

March 31, 2017

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer. Join us at these events to bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Kiss Me I'm Irish Kilt Run (Glendale)

March 17, 2017

You won’t want to miss the Friday night “Kilt Run” produced in partnership with American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

It’s just a short warm up run – just one kilometer. Come and help us break the World Record for number of runners in kilts while raising funds to support the American Cancer Society! You can bring your own kilt or wear the one we give you. Tell your friends – we need almost 1800 runners wearing kilts to bring the world record to Glendale Arizona. (It’s currently held by Perth, Ontario, Canada.)

Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit

September 9, 2017

Join us for a day of well-being and healing at our 3rd annual Beyond Cancer event. The theme of this year's event is Finding Spirit. It is a special day focused on finding spirit and reclaiming your life after cancer treatment is over. Survivors, friends, family, caregivers, and the Tucson community are all invited to discover a wide variety of resources, therapies and activities that promote healthy living and long-term wellbeing. Enjoy a keynote presentation from Miguel Flores Jr., LISAC, CSOTS, CEO/President of Holistic Wellness Counseling and Consultant Services.

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run--Tucson

March 25, 2017

Enjoy post-run refreshments, tech shirts for all participants, and marathon quality medals for age group winners. Awards for the Most Creative Team, Largest Team, Top Individual and Top Team Fundraisers, will be given at the event. The day includes the opportunity to honor survivors and remember those lost to colon cancer.

FEES:

Through March 22 at midnight
Adult: $25
Youth (12 and under): $12
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $12
 

Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal cancer is unregulated cell growth in the colon or rectum. Cancers of the colon and rectum are classified together because they are genetically identical; though, this form of cancer may be referred to as colon cancer or rectal cancer depending on where it starts.

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