Tuesday, March 15, 2011

2011 EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women

EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women has touched the lives of millions of people by raising money to increase awareness, education, research, and diagnostic treatment services in the fight against women's cancers. The actual races are taking place on both coasts on the following dates:

EIF Revlon Run Walk for Women - NY

Saturday, April 30 · 7:00am - 12:00pm

Times Square and Central Park, New York City

EIF Revlon Run Walk for Women - LA

Saturday, May 7 · 7:00am - 12:00pm

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The Facts About Women’s Cancers

It is estimated that in 2010:

•More than 273,000 new cases of women’s cancers will be diagnosed this year in the U.S.
•Approximately 40,000 women will die from breast cancer in the United States
•Breast cancer will account for 27% of all cancers diagnosed in women in the United States
•Approximately 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are expected this year
•About 15,000 women will die of ovarian cancer
Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures 2009
Women’s cancers include: breast, uterine, ovary, vulva, vagina

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