Cancer Council WA supporter, Julie and her sons Alex and Chris have been participating in Relay For Life UWA since 2015. They set up their team, 'Walk 4 Mark', in memory of Julie's husband and Alex and Chris's father, Mark, and together have raised more than $20,000!
Inspired to find a cure for cancer, Alex expressed he would one day like to become a cancer researcher. With aspiration like that, we wanted to take Alex and his family behind the scenes to show them what a cancer researcher does. So we organised for the family to attend a tour of a cancer research lab where they met Cancer Council WA-funded researcher, Dr Belinda Guo.
Last year, we invested over $3 million in local cancer research, and this was only possible thanks to the incredible support of people like Alex, Chris and Julie.
A huge thank you to the Walk 4 Mark team for their continued support, and to Dr Guo for taking the time to give a tour of her lab.
- Find out more about the cancer research we are funding thanks to community support.
- Find out more about Relay For Life.