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Video: Chancellor Michael Collins says 23rd Annual Cancer Walk and Run vital to research, treatments and cure

Fundraising for the 23rd annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run is under way. Hear from Chancellor Michael F. Collins about why the UMass Cancer Walk and Run benefits from your support.

“For 23 years now, this notable fundraising event—and the thousands of people who generously support it—has provided vital funding to our colleagues whose work is focused on discovering the causes, treatments and, ultimately, cures,” Chancellor Collins said in the new video. “Cancer touches everyone, and we all want to live in a world that is free of it. I hope you will join many of your colleagues in supporting this year’s UMass Cancer Walk and Run.”

Visit to start a fundraising page, start a team or make a donation for the Sept. 19 event