PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2019) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce its continuing support for the Colon Cancer Coalition’s Annual Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk. Faculty, staff, volunteers, patients, survivors, and their families will come together as members of the Fox Chase team on Sunday, March 24.
The family-friendly fundraiser will take place at the Please Touch Museum in Memorial Hall, and includes a 4-mile run, 2-mile walk, and a kids’ fun run. The annual event raises funds to support local efforts against colon cancer, including prevention, early detection, and treatment for the disease.
Registration opens at 7 a.m., and activities will begin by 8:30 a.m. Jeffrey Farma, MD, FACS, chief of the Division of General Surgery at Fox Chase, leads the Fox Chase team. He is proud to lead the Center’s continued involvement in this important cause.
“This is an amazing day that always brings our staff, patients, and family and friends together to support a great cause and raise money to fight colon cancer. I’m honored to have another chance to lead our team at Get Your Rear in Gear,” said Farma.