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Do you know of anyone who is struggling with cancer or has lost the battle with it?

Do you know you have the Power to end this suffering for future generations?


By helping us create awareness!

Come save lives...Here's what you can do:

1) PARTICIPATE in the Terry Fox Marathon run on Aug 22, Sunday in IIT Chennai (registration starts at 7 am )*.  Terry Fox run, an annual charity event with the two fold purpose of spreading awareness and raising funds for cancer research, is held in 53 countries around the world. Akash Dube, an 18 year old Cancer survivor, introduced this run to Chennai in 2009 and intends to make this marathon bigger this year.

2) DONATE. Cheques can be made to Tata memorial hospitals, Mumbai (The only institution in India accredited by Terry Fox Foundation)**

3) SPREAD the message and bring your family, friends and colleagues.

                                         A single dream. A world of hope.

10,000  participants is our target for the Chennai marathon - the highest in India.

Be one of them! Your presense matters the most to us.                     

*    There is no registration fee for the marathon. The route will be a 6 Km circuit through the IIT M campus and can be covered fully or partially by running, walking, roller blading or cycling. All participants will get a certificate.

Email for any enquiry:

**   Terry Fox Foundation Cancer Research funding:

LUNG Cancer $22 Million from 1998 to 2012 #

PROSTATE Cancer $41 Million from 1998 to 2012

BREAST Cancer $62 Million from 1998 to 2012

 (Non of these numbers include new grants that will be allocated by the Foundation from 2009 to 2012)

#Does not include the Lung Cancer Study currently underway through The Terry Fox Research Institute. The

Foundation is also very proud to support research initiatives  directed at ovarian, colorectal and pancreas, among many other cancer sites.

For more info: www.

Akash Dube 9789066281
Badri 9840744381


IIT M campus, Stadium
Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Chennai
Chennai, TN