CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Department of Health is proud to announce its Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The walk will be held at Cape May County’s Park and Zoo on Saturday, May 13. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:15 a.m. The event is being coordinated by New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJ CEED).
Registration for the walk is free and the first 100 participants will receive a free T-shirt. Donations are welcome and will go to the American Cancer Society. There will be local organizations present giving out information. Walk at your own pace; this is not a competition! The main goal of the walk is to bring awareness to breast cancer and learn the risk factors associated with it. Throughout the walk there will be educational material on breast cancer to bring awareness.
NJ CEED is funded by federal and state grants that offer cancer screenings to those who qualify. NJ CEED offers screenings for breast, prostate, cervical and colorectal cancers. NJ CEED is supported by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the NJ State Department of Health & Senior Services and the Cape May County Department of Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 1,000 lives are saved each year because of early detection. Come join the cause and help bring awareness to Cape May County.