Aflofarm Pharmacy Poland supported the second edition of the "Raise the Rope" course organized by the Marshal's Office in Łódź, Voivodship Specialized Hospital. Copernicus University and the Academy of Sport and Health. As part of the cooperation, the company financed the purchase of commemorative medals for the participants.
Aflofarm Pharmacy Poland supported the second edition of the "Raise the Rope" course organized by the Marshal's Office in Łódź, Voivodship Specialized Hospital. Copernicus University and the Academy of Sport and Health. As part of the cooperation, the company financed the purchase of commemorative medals for the participants. The race took place on Sunday, 9 October on the route of the Lodz Horse Trail. The event was attended by almost 300 participants. "We are very surprised that, despite the rainy weather, the race was so successful for the participants. The event aims to popularize healthy lifestyle and raise awareness among lactates about the importance of prevention in the fight against cancer. This is a very important and noble topic, the more that, according to estimates in the next 10 years, cancer will be the most common cause of death in our country. That's why we decided not only to support the initiative financially, but also to take part in it with our team of Aflofarm Running Team. We deeply believe that health begins with an active lifestyle, and at every step we realize this idea, "says Tomasz Furman, board member of Aflofarm Pharmacy Poland. The participants had a choice of two routes: a 5.4 km run and a 1.5 km run. "October is a month of fighting cancer, so at this time we are particularly committed to this kind of initiative. Movement and physical activity is a very important element in the prevention of cancer. At the same time, for many of us, cancer is a taboo subject, and the purpose of our event is to overcome this barrier through sport, "adds Justyna Teubler, head of promotion at the Provincial Specialist Hospital. Copernicus in Łódź. Every year in Poland, the disease is diagnosed in about 150 thousand. people. The most commonly diagnosed cancer among women is breast, colon, lung, endometrial and ovarian cancer. Polish men are more likely to suffer from lung cancer, prostate cancer, colitis, bladder and gastric cancer. The risk of cancer increases with age - after sixty years, about 70% of all cases are diagnosed. One of the most important elements of cancer prevention is a healthy lifestyle - regular physical activity and proper nutrition (a diet based on vegetables and fruits). It is also important to systematically carry out preventive examinations - such as breast ultrasound, mammography or colonoscopy.