As cancer continues to dominate the leading causes of death by disease in North America, professionals diligently search for a solution to reverse the grim statistic. Though we stands in solidarity, Skate4Cancer recognizes that presently the best tool we have is knowledge on prevention. In fact, hope shines with the understanding that 80% of all cancers can be avoided through early detection and health lifestyles. Inspired by this information, s4c strives to foster a public awareness for these forms of cancer, emphasizing the importance of understanding our bodies and family histories while engaging in healthful living. Through active involvement with youth, s4c endeavors to nurture a safe and energetic community that discusses the effects of cancer in a supportive, honest and unabashed manner. In order to accomplish inclusiveness, s4c events are free and all-ages. allowing them to spread the positive message to the largest possible demographic. Right now, the cure is knowledge.
Working together through accessing this community, s4c can combine all of our spirited passion to drastically reduce the presence of cancer.