St. Patrick’s Day is across the nook and which means so is St. Baldrick’s — a possibility to affix the battle in opposition to childhood most cancers whereas letting your hair down earlier than getting it shaved off.

UC Davis Complete Most cancers Middle companions with Keaton’s Baby Most cancers Alliance annually to deliver the St. Baldrick’s occasion to the Sacramento area. This yr, the St. Baldrick’s  Courageous the Shave occasion shall be held on March 6, from 5 – 8 p.m., at Mulvaney’s B & L, 1215 19th Road, Sacramento.

Final yr, St. Baldrick’s Basis raised greater than $20 million nationally to assist children conquer most cancers. In line with the inspiration, each two minutes a household is given the devasting information that their little one has most cancers. One in 263 kids within the U.S. will get most cancers earlier than they flip 20 years outdated. Due to analysis, survival has improved, however for some children there may be little hope for a treatment.

Begin a staff, be part of one or donate!

“Bald is gorgeous when it means you’re elevating cash for pediatric analysis,” mentioned most cancers heart advertising specialist Chris Joyce, who helps to arrange the occasion.

The competitors to boost probably the most cash is underway and the staff on the high at present is UCDH Innovation Know-how, which has raised about $3,000 thus far.

UC Davis Complete Most cancers Middle is hoping the native groups will collectively elevate $30,000 this yr.

“The true winners are pediatric most cancers sufferers as a result of we not solely elevate cash by shaving our heads, however we additionally elevate consciousness about the necessity to battle childhood most cancers once we share why we’ve shaved,” mentioned Joyce, who’s taking part and encourages others to affix him.

Register your staff or contact cjoyce@ucdavis.edu for extra data. If you’re not able to Courageous the Shave, donations are at all times welcome.

UC Davis Complete Most cancers Middle

UC Davis Complete Most cancers Middle is the one Nationwide Most cancers Institute-designated heart serving the Central Valley and inland Northern California, a area of greater than 6 million folks. Its specialists present compassionate, complete look after greater than 100,000 adults and youngsters yearly and entry to greater than 200 lively scientific trials at any given time. Its modern analysis program engages greater than 240 scientists at UC Davis who work collaboratively to advance discovery of recent instruments to diagnose and deal with most cancers. Sufferers have entry to modern care, together with immunotherapy and different focused remedies. Its Workplace of Group Outreach and Engagement addresses disparities in most cancers outcomes throughout various populations, and the most cancers heart offers complete training and workforce improvement applications for the following era of clinicians and scientists. For extra data, go to most cancers.ucdavis.edu.


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