One in eight Canadian girls is anticipated to be identified with breast most cancers.
Saskatoon’s Nicole Sereda is one in all them.
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“This is the first time we’ve been at this event and I couldn’t be more pleased. I wish it weren’t for me,” Nicole mentioned.
Sereda was identified with breast most cancers in May. She had a double mastectomy in July and is anticipated to begin radiation subsequent week.
Her group, #fourNicole, joined tons of of survivors and supporters at the annual CIBC Run for the Cure at Prairieland Park.
The one or 5 kilometre stroll or run raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.
“It’s good and bad. It’s unfortunate we have to be here, but we’re here. Now that we’re a part of this group, this larger group, we’re here to support everybody,” Nicole’s husband Trent Sereda mentioned.
Saskatoon noticed greater than 1,200 folks attend Sunday’s occasion, elevating practically $260,000.
“This event is important nationally to raise funds to create a future without breast cancer. It’s important in Saskatoon because it’s an event that really supports breast cancer survivors and people currently with the disease,” Saskatoon run director Kirsty Hack mentioned.
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Every day in Canada, 72 girls are identified with breast most cancers, in accordance to the Canadian Cancer Society.
“It touches almost everybody at some point in their lives, or some member of their family is impacted by breast cancer. So it’s important for us to be able to be a part of this,” CIBC district vice-president Craig Becker mentioned.
Regina additionally noticed greater than 1,200 individuals donning pink and operating for the remedy, elevating greater than $200,000.
The CIBC Run for the Cure takes place in 56 communities across Canada.
Each yr, the runs raises greater than $17 million nationally.
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