Wednesday, September 9, 2009

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Source: www.active.com
Be a part of this year's Race for Her on Sept 19th in Sacramento and help raise money for the research needed to help find an early detection test. Proceeds from this race will benefit the ovarian cancer research programs at the UC Davis Cancer Center. Visit www.raceforher.com for more details!

Both my mom and sister(above) died from ovarian cancer in their 50's. Ovarian cancer is very difficult to detect and is usually not discovered until it has reached an advanced state. Early detection is vitally important and greatly increases survival.

Above is a link (Team"Laura's Legacy" is set up in my sister's memory, by her daughter, Michelle) for donations to fund finding an early detection method.

Let's stay informed and do our best to ensure a healthier, longer life for our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, sisters, aunts, moms, grandmas, and ourselves!!! :)







3 comments:

Miss Molly said...

Sue! I wish you would have stopped us! (or Vic). Do you know Vic's brother Paul in Santa Maria? Is that how you found our blog?

I'm glad you are helping raise awareness for such a great cause...and saddened to hear of your mom and sister. I have been having a nagging feeling to start getting mammograms done. (not the same as ovarian cancer, but still important).

Thanks for reading. Thanks for commenting. Thanks for loving us. Can't believe we missed a chance to meet you!

Miss Molly said...

P.S. Vic was ADAMANT that I apologize on his behalf that he did not have a tie on today. (I didn't even notice).

Allison said...

Oh no, your life is going to change! :)

Here's the website for the sugar cookie bars:

http://www.natalieskillercuisine.com/2009/04/sugar-cookie-bars.html

I also visit www.tastespotting.com frequently. It's an amazing site with thousands of pictures and recipes of food. That's where I found the sugar cookie bar recipe. Enjoy and have fun! :)