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UMFK's Student Nurses Organization to host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Fort Kent

October 23, 2006

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Nurses Organization (SNO) will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday, October 28. The walk will begin at 12 noon in the parking lot behind Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. Participants will then walk to the Fort Kent Town Office.

Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in American women. The American Cancer Society estimates that 210,648 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. October has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month to encourage early detection methods for breast cancer.

Recruit your co-workers, neighbors, social group to get involved and make a difference. Anyone can participate! SNO will accept donations, if anyone would like to donate.

For more information contact Priscilla Dionne at 316-3203.