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The Port of Huelva and the Spanish Association Against cancer from Huelva have signed a sponsorship agreement that will help this association reach more people.
The president of Port of Huelva, Pilar Miranda, has highlighted the work of the Spanish Association Against Cancer: “They do a very important job that we must value. For the Port of Huelva it is an honor to collaborate in its projects. We want the benefits of port activity to reverberate in Huelva society. For this reason, we accompany the groups in their initiatives”.
Gloria Puy, president of the Spanish Association Against Cancer in Huelva, indicates that “the funds raised at this event will contribute to promoting research projects through our Scientific Foundation, in addition to continuing to provide professional support and accompaniment to patients and families and the numerous prevention activities with children and adults that are carried out throughout the Province”.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the risk of developing cancer could be reduced by 50% by adopting healthy lifestyle habits such as eating a balanced diet, visiting the doctor regularly, not smoking or exercising regularly. For this reason, the Spanish Association Against Cancer runs the EN MARCHA races every year, an initiative that brings together thousands of people in order to promote healthy lifestyles and raise funds to continue supporting projects for patients and their families. relatives and finance cancer research.
VIII march against cancer
Huelva will be the eighth march organized by «VIII EN MARCHA CONTRA EL CÁNCER», which will take place next Sunday, October 16 at 11:00 in the morning.
The tests have a recreational-sports and competitive nature, and will be open to all those people who want to collaborate with the Association and have a fun time, as well as make the youngest aware of the adoption of these healthy lifestyle habits.
All the information about the march of Huelva, as well as the races that are being organized throughout the Spanish geography, regulations, routes and registrations, is collected on the page https://www.contraelcancer.es/es/ collaborate/solidarity-careers
The march will begin at 11:00 in the morning, departing from Plaza de las Monjas to Nuevo Paseo de la Ría, approximately 4.6 km. The itinerary lasts approximately 60 minutes (Plaza de las Monjas, Méndez Núñez, Plus Ultra, Gravina, Avd. de Alemán, Paseo de las Palmeras, Paseo la Glorieta, Avd. Hispanoamericana, Avd. México, Avd. Montenegro and Paseo of the estuary)
The march will end at Paseo de la Ría where all the participants will be able to enjoy the awards ceremony, raffles for gifts and refreshments.
The Spanish Association Against Cancer
The Spanish Association Against Cancer has been the reference entity in the fight against cancer for 69 years. It dedicates its efforts to showing the reality of cancer in Spain, detecting areas for improvement and launching a process of social transformation that allows them to be corrected in order to obtain a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to cancer.
Being by the side of people is in its DNA, so its work is also aimed at helping them prevent cancer; be with them and their families throughout the disease process, if diagnosed; and improve their future by promoting cancer research. In this sense, through its Scientific Foundation, the Association brings together the social demand for cancer research, financing quality scientific cancer research programs through public competition. Today, it is the social and private entity that allocates the most funds to cancer research: 92 million euros in 525 projects, in which more than 1,000 researchers participate.
The Association integrates patients, relatives, volunteers and professionals who work together to prevent, raise awareness, accompany affected people and finance cancer research projects that will allow better diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Structured in 52 Provincial Headquarters, and present in more than 2,000 Spanish towns, it has almost 30,000 volunteers, more than 500,000 members and almost 1,000 professionals.
During 2021, the Spanish Association Against Cancer has treated 136,000 people affected by the disease.