Multiple Myeloma: Make it Matter!
MONTREAL, Oct 7 /CNW Telbec/ - The public is invited to participate in
the second annual Multiple Myeloma March on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at
the Centre Sportif Gadbois located at 5489 Côte Saint-Paul on the
Lachine Canal, Montreal. The 5 km walk, organized by Myeloma Canada (www.myeloma.ca),
will get underway at 9:30 am. Proceeds will help support Quebec's first
dedicated Chair in Multiple Myeloma Research at Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Multiple myeloma is a rare and incurable cancer of the bone marrow. In
Canada, there are 6000 to 7000 people living with myeloma, with 2000 new
cases being diagnosed each year.
According to John Lemieux, President of Myeloma Canada, "Although
current treatments can prolong life, medical research is urgently needed
to find a cure."
Executive Director Aldo Del Col anticipates that this year more than 500
people will participate in the event and will result in raising more
Refreshments and support services will be available on site.
To participate in the Multiple Myeloma March, participants are invited
to send their name and e-mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contributions can be made at www.myelomamarch.ca.
Tax receipts will be issued.
Myeloma Canada is the only organization in Canada that is uniquely
devoted to the Canadian myeloma community, with sixteen support groups
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