ADVISORY - Melanoma Network of Canada 5th Annual Strides for Melanoma Walk for Awareness

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 22, 2016 /CNW/ -

What:

The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC), along with national partner Neutrogena®,
invites media to attend the fifth annual Strides for Melanoma Walk for Awareness.
Walkers in Toronto, Mississauga and Hamilton will join hundreds of people walking from
coast to coast in 16 locations across Canada to raise awareness and critical funds for
melanoma, a potentially fatal skin cancer that is on the rise in Canada amongst youth
ages 15-29.



When:

Sunday, September 25th 2016




Registration at 9:00 AM




Walk Begins at 9:30 AM



Where:

Toronto, ONSunnybrook Park, 1132 Leslie Street, Toronto




Hamilton, ON – Confederation Beach Park, Lakeland Centre - Lakeview Pavilion
180 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton




Mississauga, ON - Mississauga Valley Park, 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd, Mississauga



Who:

Melanoma Network of Canada and National Partner, Neutrogena®



Media Opportunities:


Toronto, ON –

Rob Oliphant, M.P. Don Valley West
Dr. Paul Cohen, National spokesperson and Canada AM's former resident dermatologist
will be available for interview 9:00am – 9:30am



Hamilton, ON –

Dr. Elaine McWhirter, MD, MSc., FRCPC, Medical Oncologist at Juravinski Cancer Centre, Melanoma Network of Canada board member



Mississauga, ON –

Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie
Annette Cyr, Founder and Chair of MNC

 

About NEUTROGENA®
A worldwide leader in premium, dermatologist-recommended skin and hair care products, NEUTROGENA® has been providing consumers with health and beauty improvements for over 60 years in Canada.

About the Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC): MNC was founded as a response to the need for patients in Canada to have a nationally-based organization that coordinates support and educational efforts, provides a strong voice for advocacy, and assists efforts to target funding for melanoma research. Funding raised by MNC goes directly into patient support programs, youth prevention programs as well as treatment and diagnosis research. Please visit www.melanomanetwork.ca for more information.

SOURCE Melanoma Network of Canada

For further information: Maureen Grice, Marketing and Communications Manager, Melanoma Network of Canada, 905.901.5121 ext. 103, mgrice@melanomanetwork.ca

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