NWA Cancer Treatment Center Supports Race for the Cure
Highlands Oncology Group Prepares For Race For The Cure 2016
rogers, AR, April 28, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Highlands Oncology Group (Highlands), Northwest Arkansas’ leading cancer treatment facility, will have a team at the Susan G. Komen Ozark Affiliate Race for the Cure. The Highlands team will consist of 95 employees, friends, and family members. The event will occur on April 30 at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers.
The Komen Ozark Race for the Cure raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates survivors and honors those who have lost their battle from the disease. Participation in the event and individual fundraising help provide free services for the breast cancer journey, including: education, outreach, screening and diagnostic services, emergency assistance, transportation and research.
Highlands is dedicated to the advancement of cancer research; the group supports Race for the Cure. Highlands is a sponsor of Race for the Cure and is sponsoring the medals. They will also have a booth at the event.
Every year Highlands hosts a t-shirt design contest in anticipation of the event. Team members will be wearing t-shirts depicting the winning design at the races.
Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). About 12 percent of women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the ACS. In 2016, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases diagnosed and 595,690 cancer deaths in the US.
Races at the event will include: 10K runs, 5K runs and a one mile fun walk. The event will also host activities including: Bark for the Cure, Kids for the Cure, Teens for the Cure and more.
As the leading cancer treatment and research facility in Northwest Arkansas, Highlands is dedicated to the advancement of cancer treatment and to providing patients with the best possible care and results.
Highlands Oncology Group is a state-of-the-art facility, with a world-class team of specialists, that is committed to providing premier cancer treatment and to enhancing the quality of life of patients and their loved ones. Highlands Oncology group provides this in a friendly, comfortable environment conveniently located in Northwest Arkansas. Highlands offers the latest technology of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapies, on-site labs, a pharmacy and an infusion center. They also offer access to clinical trials, multidisciplinary clinics and support groups. Highlands Oncology Group is helping patients win the battle against cancer every day.
For more information visit www.HighlandsOncologyGroup.com.
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