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About The Weekend


It's a brand new Weekend! The Shoppers Drug Mart® Weekend to End Women's Cancers™ benefiting BC Cancer Foundation is one amazing weekend, August 13-14, 2011, when thousands will join together to walk the epic 2-Day or amazing new 1-Day distance. Walkers are united to find solutions for women’s cancers. All Walkers will be fully supported with regular Pit Stops, hydration, food and medical care—should it be needed. It’s a massive undertaking, and that’s why participation is more critical than ever. The Weekend was built upon the courageous efforts by everyday people, transforming a small grassroots effort into one of Canada’s biggest difference-making endeavors for all women. Weekend funds support the critical work of BC Cancer Foundation in supporting ground-breaking research at the BC Cancer Agency. The Agency’s research discoveries and cancer-control model have resulted in some of the best three and five year survival outcomes for breast and ovarian cancer patients in the world. It’s estimated that one in seven Canadian women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancers in her lifetime. Together we can help impact the lives of thousands throughout British Columbia; each step that we take leads us closer to a cure for both breast and gynecologic cancers. One Weekend truly can make a lifetime of difference.


About BC Cancer Foundation

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About Women's Cancers in Canada