Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world’s toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Houston on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The 5K walk/run community event, will take place at Houston Sports Park and is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Houston Affiliate. Opening ceremonies take place at 8 a.m.; the walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. with a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent. In order to save lives and double survival by 2020, PanCAN urges the Houston community to join PurpleStride. Funds raised through the event support critical research, clinical initiatives and patient services, including Know Your Tumor®, Precision PromiseSM, Clinical Trial Finder and the Patient Registry.PurpleStride Houston will take place at Houston Sports Park, 12211 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas, 77045. The event is supported by national presenting sponsor Celgene, national gold sponsors AbbVie and Ipsen. To register, donate or learn more about PurpleStride Houston, visit purplestride.org/houston.
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