What is purple stride?
YOUR FUNDRAISING SAVES LIVES Nationwide impact. This is PanCAN PurpleStride, the ultimate event to end pancreatic cancer. Join the movement to change the lives of pancreatic cancer patients right now. Your participation and fundraising make all the difference.
Does sugar feed cancer cells Mayo Clinic?
There is a myth circulating that sugar feeds cancer and that avoiding sugar will prevent the growth of cancer. To set things straight… sugar does not cause cancer on its own. Giving sugar to cancer cells does not make them grow faster and depriving cancer cells of sugar does not make them grow more slowly.
Is there a link between alcohol and cancer?
Moderate drinkers have 1.8-fold higher risks of oral cavity (excluding the lips) and pharynx (throat) cancers and 1.4-fold higher risks of larynx (voice box) cancers than non-drinkers, and heavy drinkers have 5-fold higher risks of oral cavity and pharynx cancers and 2.6-fold higher risks of larynx cancers (4, 9).
How can I contribute to the fight against cancer?
There are many beneficial ways to contribute to cancer research or to help the cancer cause. Some people choose to give money to NCI. Although we do not solicit funds or participate in fundraising activities, NCI can receive donations through the Gift Fund or the Breast Cancer Research Stamp.
How can I give back to the cancer community?
Donate assets. Instead of cash, you can donate assets, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and property, directly to many cancer organizations, like Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Not only are you providing much-needed funds to a great cause, you may also see benefits in your taxes.
Can I donate assets instead of cash to cancer?
Instead of cash, you can donate assets, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and property, directly to many cancer organizations, like Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Not only are you providing much-needed funds to a great cause, you may also see benefits in your taxes.
How can I make sure my donation is effective?
Pick an efficient way to donate: Try getting your donation matched by your employer, salary sacrifice your donations, set up a recurring donation, use a local grantmaking organisation, or donate using a fund. Cause and charity selection can take a lot of time and effort, and many donors aren’t able to work it into their busy schedules.