Anchorage News

Run for Women, more than just a race

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Every year, thousands of people run and walk the downtown streets of Anchorage at the annual Run for Women. The Run for Women is one of the largest all-women runs in the whole nation and since it’s conception in 1993, $4.4 million in cash and donated mammograms have been raised and distributed to organizations associated with breast cancer. The donated mammograms go to low-income women to ensure that everyone receives the testing and treatment they deserve. The event is completely volunteer-run.

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Cancer Bites: October Recipe // Red Lentil Soup

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Fall is here and that means it’s officially soup season! There’s nothing more comforting than a piping hot bowl of soup and this month our mouths are watering for this red lentil soup. It’s full of veggies and all the warm flavors of the season.

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Making Strides in Anchorage

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On Saturday, Sept. 29 Anchorage will come together for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Run & Walk. Patients, survivors, caregivers and people who care about making progress in breast cancer research and treatment will spend the day celebrating and encouraging each other. You can register online for the walk/run or sign up at the check-in table on the day of the event.

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Support Alaska cancer lodging fund with coffee from Kaladi Bros.

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Do you like a warm drink to get you through the day? What if that warm drink could support an Alaskan going through cancer? We’re excited to announce that we are partnering with Kaladi Brothers Coffee during the month of October to support Alaskans who need lodging while undergoing cancer treatment, known as the Lodging Crisis Fund.

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Cancer Bites: September Recipe / Garlic Lemon Cod

 

Is your freezer packed full of this season’s bounty? Whether you caught it yourself, a friend gave it to you or you picked it up at your favorite fish market, many Alaskans are enjoying freezers full of freshly caught cod. We have the perfect recipe for you this month that’s delicious and supports prostate health. Garlic lemon cod is packed full of the healthy omega 3 fatty acids that your body craves.

 

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