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Long Island's Fundraiser:

No Stomach For Cancer Walk 2015- Long Island

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BENEFITING: No Stomach For Cancer

EVENT: NO STOMACH FOR CANCER 2015 WALK

EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015

Long Island

THE STORY:

No Stomach For Cancer is an organization whose mission is to support research and unite the caring power of people worldwide affected by stomach cancer. They provide education regarding this disease, fund grants to further research, and help provide support to those fighting this disease  

Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer type worldwide, and the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with an estimated 723,000 deaths annually. Approximately 1 in 111 men and women will be diagnosed with stomach cancer in their lifetime.

In recent years, some types of stomach cancer have declined, while other types ~ more difficult to detect early and more deadly ~ are on the rise.
 

Stomach Cancer Awareness Facts

3nd leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide

Strikes young adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s

May be hereditary (HDGC) with up to 80% risk

Typically diagnosed in late stages

5 year survival rate for stave IV patients is only 4%, overall rate is about 29%

Almost 1 Million new cases diagnosed every year

 

Key Prevention and Risk Reducing Facts

Early detection is the key to surviving stomach cancer.

Lifestyle changes, such as smoking cessation and eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, can potentially reduce the risk of stomach cancer

Treatment of H. pylori infection (a common bacterial infection of the stomach) can decrease the risk of stomach cancer development.

Knowing your family history and discussing it with your healthcare provider can help determine if you are at risk for inherited cancer syndromes.

 

Stomach Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Early stage stomach cancer rarely causes symptoms, making early detection very difficult. Stomach cancer may or may not present with vague gastrointestinal symptoms. These symptoms can also be associated with other gastrointestinal illnesses, however, and should be discussed with a doctor who can perform tests to determine the cause of the symptoms

Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer can include:

Indigestion, heartburn or ulcer-type symptoms

Difficulty swallowing

Abdominal pain or vague discomfort in the abdomen, usually above the navel

Nausea and vomiting and/or bloating after meals

Vomiting blood, or blood in the stool

Diarrhea or constipation

Loss of appetite

Unexplained weight loss

Weakness and fatigue

Sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food (also called early satiety)

Symptoms may mimic other conditions, such as GERD, gastritis or peptic ulcer

 
Signs and symptoms should not be ignored. Most of these symptoms may be caused by things other than stomach cancer. They may also occur with other types of cancer. People who have any of these symptoms, especially if they don’t go away or get worse, should see their doctor to determine the cause and be treated.  
 

Go with your gut!

If you feel that something isn’t right and you are not getting the answers you need…don’t give up. Be persistent. Continue to seek answers and don’t stop until you get them!

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$3,109

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sammi

    $100

  • Jitters

    $25

  • Barbara Rakusin and Harris Barber

    $50

  • robin mendelsohn

    $100

  • The Valantines

    $100

  • Anne Hamilton

    $50

  • Rich, Susan, Bennett and Simone Barber

     

  • Michael & Joy Doustan

    $36

  • Justin & Meredith

    $50

  • Zlotnick Family

    $100

  • Marc, Chelsey, and Stella

    $50

  • Mr and Mrs Blakely

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Rachel

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jillian D

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Jared Kleinman

     

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Gina Caporaso

    $50

  • Faye and Lew

    $50

  • Lesli Hantman and Paul Schwartz and Family

    $50

  • David Miller

    $75

  • Christina Alonso

    $25

  • Christine B

    $25

  • Toby Weitzman

     

  • Cassandra Parrish

    $200

  • g

    $100

  • Adam & Shira

     

  • The Lesser's

    $200

  • Kevin & Natalie C.

    $50

  • The Rubin Family

     

  • Ilana Isaacson & Adam Fink

     

  • Maria Bermudez

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jonathan & Stacy Miller

     

  • Lauren Doddato

    $50

  • Cindy and Steve DuBoff

     

  • Anonymous

    $400

  • J. Chow

    $60

  • Melissa and kelvin Ortiz

    $50

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62% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,109 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Team David

Amount Raised

$1,816

 

36% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Long Island

Amount Raised

$1,268

 

25% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Anne Hamilton

Amount Raised

$25

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Rosalba Rocchio

Amount Raised

$0

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Donor Comments

Melissa and kelvin Ortiz

Melissa and kelvin Ortiz

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

J. Chow

J. Chow

DONATION: $60

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $400

3 years ago

Cindy and Steve DuBoff

Cindy and Steve DuBoff

Your father is a real warrior. We love you Jill! 3 years ago

Lauren Doddato

Lauren Doddato

DONATION: $50

Sorry. Can't be there today. Good luck 3 years ago

Jonathan & Stacy Miller

Jonathan & Stacy Miller

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

Good luck ! Love, Arlene and Steven 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $30

In tribute to Jill's dad. 3 years ago

Maria Bermudez

Maria Bermudez

DONATION: $40

In Memory of my sister Wilma Bermudez 3 years ago

Ilana Isaacson & Adam Fink

Ilana Isaacson & Adam Fink

In honor of Jill Rakusin and her father, David Miller. Sending our love to you and your family! 3 years ago