Community Education Events

In addition to the events listed here, The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers free monthly information sessions for community members. See their Monthly Open House Informational Sessions webpage for more information.

Your Next Step is the Cure (Tempe)

February 26, 2017

Please join us for the 7th Annual Your Next Step is the Cure Tempe, AZ 5K on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Kiwanis Park! 

Whether you want to walk, jog or run, whether you choose to participate as an individual or as part of a team, we believe that Your Next Step is the Cure!

Our Your Next Step is the Cure events raise much-needed funds for the patient services and clinical research projects of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. Each event provides fun, family-friendly activities, including music, 5K event awards and more.

Bear Down, Beat Cancer Lectures: "Head & Neck Cancer - The Emerging Epidemic: Head and Neck Cance

March 2, 2017

Julie Bauman, MD, MPH 
Associate Director of Translational Research, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UA College of Medicine

Elizabeth T. Jacobs, PhD
Professor and Director, Epidemiology Program, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER.

Steps to Cure Cancer 5K Run/Walk (Sahuarita)

March 4, 2017

Join Rancho Sahuarita for our innaugural Steps to Cure Cancer 5K run/walk, presented by the Today is a Good Day Foundation.

Your participation helps the National Brain Tumor Society in its fight against a disease that impacts more than 700,000 Americans each year. Brain tumors strike men, women and children at any time of their lives, and are often deadly. Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related death for children younger than 14.

Join us March 4 as we raise funds and awareness for the battle against brain tumors.

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.)

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