Royal Oak Undy 5000
Royal Oak Undy 5000 Makes a Big Impact Against Colon Cancer
The CCA hosted the Royal Oak Undy 5000 on Saturday, July 31st on the William Beaumont Hospital grounds to help bring greater awareness to colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. People came from as far as three hours away to take part in the event, which raised nearly $50,000, a portion of which will go to the Beaumont Hospital Colon and Rectal Department to promote screenings, colon cancer research, and help the underserved.
Regional sponsors of this event included William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Oakland Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Asacol, Troy Gastroenterology, United Physicians, Ferndale Laboratories, Gastrointestinal Specialists and the Beaumont Pharmacy. Food and beverage sponsors of the event included Chicken Shack and The Peppermill Cafe. National sponsors of the race series include Amgen Oncology, ASCRS (American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Bristol Myers Squibb, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Genentech, MITA (Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance) and Salix Pharmaceuticals.