Registration is Open for the DC Walk for Carcinoid Cancer
Published: Sep 11, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- eGlobalTech has partnered with the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) to host the DC Walk for Carcinoid Cancer. Both organizations are raising money to fund neuroendocrine tumor research for cures and more effective treatments. All proceeds will be donated to NETRF. Only 12,000 neuroendocrine cancer cases are diagnosed each year; therefore, it does not receive the awareness or funding of more prevalent cancers.
The 2-mile fundraising walk will be on Saturday, November 10 (World NET Cancer Awareness Day) starting at Quincy Park in Arlington, VA at 10:00 am. The route goes through Arlington's charming Clarendon and Ballston communities and finishes back at Quincy Park for a fun-filled celebration with music, a playground, moon bounce, food trucks, and arts and crafts. For more information about the event, sponsorship information, and to register, please go to https://www.dcwalk4carcinoidcancer.com/.
All Washingtonians are welcome to participate to raise money for a great cause - the goal is to raise $20,000! Prizes will be given to the most successful fundraisers. Supporters don't have to live in the Washington Metro Area to participate in the DC Walk for Carcinoid Cancer. Anyone can be a virtual walker in their hometown. This allows participants to be with patients fighting carcinoid cancer in spirit and to help with a noble cause.
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF)
The NETRF is the leading private funder of NET cancer research and a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of the NETRF is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for neuroendocrine cancers. The NETRF awards large-scale, multi-year research grants to leading scientists at renowned research institutions around the world. NETRF is supported by charitable donations from individuals and foundations. Since 2005, the NETRF has invested more than $20 million dollars in neuroendocrine tumor research.
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