We are walking on November 3, 2012 to help raise stomach cancer awareness.
Megan was diagnosed with stomach cancer in July 2012 and is currently fighting her butt off. As of mid-October she is in her fifth round of chemo and we are seeing encouraging results.
While stomach cancer is not as common in the US as some other types of cancer, the number is growing. It is hard to detect in the early stages and receives very little funding for research. November is stomach cancer awareness month, and the organization "No Stomach for Cancer" is organizing the first ever stomach cancer awareness walk. A portion of the money raised will be used to fund a grant for stomach cancer research. Although this walk will likely be much smaller than events for other types of cancer, we need to start somewhere.
If you are interested in joining us, you can find info on the walk here (the DC group will be meeting on the National Mall):