Sandee Ciaccia wrote -
My big brother John is battling metastatic brain cancer. To me, he is the strongest man I know for facing each day and its challenges - head on. With every sunrise, it gives us renewed hope and faith, and gives John a new will to survive ~ and that is a day that I am grateful for the research and treatment that is developed to help fight this disease. My girlfriends and I are dedicating every event that we participate in this year to my brother John and his journey. John is among more than 12 million cancer survivors in the United States, a number that increases every day. These survivors deserve to have the fullest, healthiest possible life after their cancer care yet face many ongoing health challenges. The effects of cancer treatment can be far-reaching, and dependent upon many factors, including the type and progression of the disease, length of treatment, and the ever-evolving drugs and therapies used.
Please help support this cause not only for John, but for all cancer survivors! Join us for The Warrior Walk which celebrates cancer survivors, friends, family and caregivers on June 2 - "National Cancer Survivor's Day" at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center - or consider donating. http://warriorwalk.urmc.edu. Thank you.