Highlands Oncology Group Will Sponsor Bike Ride Benefiting The Cancer Challenge
ROGERS, Ark., October 4, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Highlands Oncology Group, Northwest Arkansas’ leading cancer treatment provider, is sponsoring a bike ride to benefit The Cancer Challenge. The event will consist of a 13.1-mile bike ride along the greenway. The bike ride will begin at 10 a.m. on Oct. 7 at the Highlands Oncology Group location at 808 S. 52nd Street in Rogers.
Along with the bike ride, the event will include a food truck, ice cream, chair massages, bike and helmet fittings, music and a DJ. There will also be a dunk booth where you can “dunk a doc.” The cost of participation is $15 dollars per child between the ages of five and 17, 20 dollars per adult and free participation for children four and younger. The first 500 participants will receive a hat and t-shirt.
The Cancer Challenge is an organization that advocates for the research and progression of cancer care. All proceeds from the event will benefit programs and services supported by The Cancer Challenge including: Arkansas Children’s Hospital Northwest, Circle of Life Hospice, Community Clinic, Hope Cancer Resources, Mercy Health Foundation NWA, Oncology Supportive Services and Washington Regional Cancer Support Home.
Since 1993, The Cancer Challenge has invested more than 11 million dollars into the Northwest Arkansas community for direct patient services, according to their website. Patient services include treatment and navigation, financial and emotional assistance, transportation, early-detection screenings, follow-up care, bereavement, charity care, tobacco prevention and cessation, community outreach, pediatric cancer care and clinical trials.
As the leading cancer treatment and research facility in Northwest Arkansas, Highlands Oncology Group is dedicated to the advancement of cancer treatment and to providing patients with the best possible care and results.
To register for the event, please call 479-273-3172 or visit: www.cancerchallenge.com
Highlands Oncology Group is a state-of-the-art facility, with a world-class team of specialists, that is committed to providing premier cancer treatment and to enhancing the quality of life of patients and their loved ones. Highlands Oncology group provides this in a friendly, comfortable environment conveniently located in Northwest Arkansas. Highlands offers the latest technology of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapies, on-site labs, a pharmacy and an infusion center. They also offer access to clinical trials, multidisciplinary clinics, and support groups. Highlands Oncology Group is helping patients win the battle against cancer, every day!
For more information, visit www.HighlandsOncologyGroup.com.
Source: Highlands Oncology Group, Cancer Challenge, Arkansas Children's Hospital Northwest, Circle of Life Hospice, Community Clinic, Ho