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RMS Walks for Hope: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 3, 2020

At RMS, we give back to our community by working with organizations that focus on donation collection, fundraising, and providing social connection. We are dedicated to educating ourselves on the latest, most pressing needs of our local communities as those are ever-changing. Our goal is to serve as a source of hope in our communities and to bring comfort to those in need.

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and RMS has chosen to join in the fight against this disease by participating in a virtual walk. Throughout the month of November, RMS staff members will be walking to honor those currently battling, for those who have lost their battle and for loved ones who have been affected by Pancreatic Cancer. With our employees working remotely around the North America region, we will have members walking for hope across the country documenting their journey.

Pancreatic cancer currently accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the US and about 7% of all cancer deaths with a five-year survival rate in the single digits. Nearly 57,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed this year alone.

RMS is raising money for the Lustgarten Foundation, where 100% of every dollar raised goes directly to Pancreatic Cancer research. The Lustgarten Foundation is committed to giving patients a better chance for long-term survival. From basic science to the clinic, their funded researchers are investigating ways to detect the disease earlier, personalize treatment and develop better therapies.

Support RMS Walks for Hope by making a donation to our team today. Your donations will allow for more research, identifying new treatments and help make a difference for those affected.

Any size contribution is welcome and greatly appreciated. Fundraising will continue through November 22nd. Please use the following link to make a donation: https://events.lustgarten.org/team/323436

Stats from: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreatic-cancer/about/key-statistics.html