Making Strides Parsippany attracts 2,777 participants

And the race begins

PARSIPPANY —  Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano was at the starting line to greet the walkers at Sunday’s “Making Strides Parsippany” event held in the Century Office Campus.

At the time this article was published the Making Strides Parsippany raised $492,283. You can still make a donation by clicking here.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events raise awareness and money to save lives from breast cancer. The money you raise and the donations made are helping the American Cancer Society fund innovative breast cancer research, 24/7 information and support, prevention and early detection initiatives, and so much more.

Top companies were Atlantic Health System raising $31,200; Toyota Motor North America raising $19,199; GAF raising $15,779; Immunomedics, Inc raising $13,659 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts raising $12,557 and T-Mobile raising $9,636.

Top teams were Rising to the Challenge $18,337; Hakuna Ma-Tatas = No $16,201; GAF $15,779; The Pink Striders $15,596 and Team Tilcon $14,513.

Top participants were Joan Van Soest raising $18,337; Sylvia Samaniego raising $15,108; Frank Saliter raising $9,659 and Mary Rehus raising $9,155.

Apart from skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer type in women. In fact, in 2019, 271,270 new cases if invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed. 62,930 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed in women (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer).

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer: The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass, but other symptoms are also possible. It’s important to have any breast change checked by a healthcare provider.

For more information about American Cancer Society and all of its programs, click here.