Last year's Virtual Walk to End Bladder Cancer had over 6,700 viewers worldwide with participation from 46 states plus Washington, DC and six countries.
This was an impressive feat, considering the chaos from the pandemic and the fact the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) had to pivot quickly from an in-person walk to a virtual event—all within a matter of months.
This year, on May 1st, we're hoping to dramatically increase participation in this year's Walk, which remains virtual due to COVID. Here's what you need to know . . .
WHAT: The 2021 Virtual Walk to End Bladder Cancer
WHEN: Saturday, May 1, 2021, @11:00 am ET
WHERE: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
WHY: Keep reading below
The "whys" behind the Walk to End Bladder Cancer are straightforward:
- Increase awareness of bladder cancer in the US
- Build a community of individuals affected by or interested in bladder cancer
- Raise funds to support the research, education, and advocacy efforts of BCAN
- Increase the national visibility of BCAN — the organization and its free resources for bladder cancer patients and caregivers
Greater Boston Urology is proud to be the local presenting sponsor for the Boston Walk. Reminder, May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Help us get the word out!