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Rhode Island's 12th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run will be held on Saturday June 17, 2023, 9 AM at Warwick City Park in Warwick, Rhode Island. To register, please visit: http://salgiwalkrun2023.eventbrite.com
Rhode Island's 12th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run is hosted by The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity working to raise awareness, encourage early detection and to fund research of esophageal cancer...in hopes of a CURE™!
Esophageal Cancer Research:
2015: First esophageal cancer research grant funded for the very first time.
2018: Second esophageal cancer research grant funded.
2022: The Grant Program is opened for the THIRD time! Research funding will be awarded in 2023!
Esophageal Cancer Awareness & Early Detection:
The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation has also raised awareness and encouraged early detection both nationally AND internationally since 2011. Your continued support directly impacts and sustains this mission!
In Hopes of a CURE™!
Contribute to the campaign or register to create your own fundraising page. This is a great way to help raise more awareness of esophageal cancer and funding for this life-saving mission.
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IN-KIND: To make an in-kind donation, please click here.
SPONSOR: To become an official event sponsor, please click here.
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Learn the facts about esophageal cancer
-Esophageal cancer has increased over 733% in the past four decades and is considered the fastest growing cancer in the US and western world.
-Risk factors include:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD, acid reflux, chronic heartburn),
- poor nutrition,
- tobacco use,
- excessive alcohol use,
- Barrett’s esophagus.
-As one of the deadliest cancers, esophageal cancer has an overall 5 year survival rate of only 20.6%.
-There are no routine or standard screenings to improve early detection of esophageal cancer.
-Symptoms often arise late, once the cancer is considered advanced or “distant” (spread to lymph nodes and other organs.)
-Stage IV esophageal cancer has a survival rate of only 5.7%.
-In 2023, an estimated 21,560 will be diagnosed and there will be an estimated 16,120 deaths.
-Despite all these facts, esophageal cancer research is extremely underfunded.
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Rhode Island's 12th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run will be held on Saturday June 18, 2022, 9 AM at Warwick City Park in Warwick, Rhode Island.
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