Raleigh, NC – The Colon Cancer Coalition’s annual event, “Get Your Rear in Gear – Raleigh,” rallied over 500 participants and raised an impressive $43,000 (and counting!) in support of colorectal cancer research and prevention. The event, held at WakeMed, showcased the dedication and generosity of Raleigh Endoscopy Centers and other sponsors, reinforcing the collective commitment to fighting this prevalent disease.
Under the banner of the Colon Cancer Coalition, the community came together to combat colorectal cancer and create a lasting impact. With the participation of enthusiastic individuals and the unwavering support of sponsors, “Get Your Rear in Gear – Raleigh” proved to be a remarkable success. Raleigh Endoscopy Centers, a vital sponsor of the event, demonstrated their dedication to the cause and highlighted the importance of screenings in the fight against colorectal cancer.
A Call for Action: Screening at 45
Colorectal cancer ranks as the second most leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. Alarming statistics reveal that approximately 150,000 Americans receive a colorectal cancer diagnosis annually, while approximately 53,000 lose their lives to this disease. Recognizing the urgency to address this issue, Raleigh Endoscopy Centers emphasized the significance of scheduling a cancer screening appointment starting at the age of 45. Timely screenings enable early detection and intervention, significantly improving treatment outcomes.
Racing to Make a Difference
Amid the vibrant atmosphere at WakeMed, participants reveled in the spirit of competition while supporting a noble cause. Noteworthy race results included John Smith claiming first place in the 5K race and Sarah Adams emerging victorious in the 10K race. Their achievements symbolize the resilience and determination displayed by all participants as they raced to make a difference in the fight against colorectal cancer.
The success of “Get Your Rear in Gear – Raleigh” would not have been possible without the generous support of Raleigh Endoscopy Centers and other sponsors. The Colon Cancer Coalition expressed their heartfelt appreciation to all participants, sponsors, and volunteers who contributed to the event’s success. In their quest to improve future events, organizers welcomed feedback from attendees, ensuring an even more impactful gathering in the years to come. They look forward to future collaborations with Raleigh Endoscopy Centers and the community to raise awareness and funds for colorectal cancer research and prevention.
Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today!
It’s time to prioritize your health and take a stand against colorectal cancer. If you’re 45 or older, scheduling your colonoscopy is a crucial step in early detection and prevention. The success of “Get Your Rear in Gear – Raleigh,” demonstrated the power of community in the fight against this deadly disease.
By scheduling your colonoscopy today, you not only protect your own well-being but also contribute to a greater cause. Early detection saves lives, and your action can have a significant impact. Join us in the ongoing battle against colorectal cancer, because together, we can make a lasting difference. Don’t wait any longer—take charge of your health and schedule your colonoscopy now. Your appointment can be the turning point in the fight against this prevalent disease, offering hope and saving lives.