C.A.R.E. - 2021-02-28




Throughout the year there are many New Mexico events that benefit cancer awareness, programs, research and services. Due to COVID-19, some events have been postponed or will be held virtual. Please check with organizations for the latest information. For more information about American Cancer Society’s events, call 1-800-2272345. April 16 CANCER RETREAT The annual, free family cancer retreat for patients, survivors, families and caregivers will be held the weekend of April 16. Check http://cancerservicesnm. org/ for more information. Contact Janet Cook at 505-288-0331 or janet@ May 30 POLLY’S RUN | VIRTUAL Polly’s Run will be virtual this year. Register online at You’ll receive a t-shirt and bib in the mail. Run wherever you are on May 30, and please post photos if possible to help raise awareness. This fundraiser raises awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research. August 7 7TH ANNUAL 5K RUDI RUN | ALBUQUERQUE OR VIRTUAL Raises awareness and funds for spindle cell sarcoma research at New Mexico Cancer Center. More info:, kevinrudifoundation. com or 505-717-5575 August 20-22 CASTING FOR RECOVERY WOMEN’S RETREAT PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH, CIMARRON A free educational retreat for women of all ages and stages of breast cancer is planned for 2021 with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Must apply by June 11. More info: or 505-603-0525, https://


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