Hundreds of people marched for life and hope at the ‘Relay For Life’ organized for the first time in Turkey!

The ‘Relay For Life’ event, which aims to raise awareness about cancer worldwide and to provide funds for the fight against cancer, was held at Boğaziçi University on 10 – 11 October 2015. The event, which has achieved great success by reaching more than 4 million people in 24 different countries so far, brought together people who have overcome the disease and their supporters, for the first time in Turkey, in cooperation with Pembe Hanım Cancer Patients and Solidarity with Their Relatives Association, at Boğaziçi University Uçsavar Campus.

The Relay for Life event, hosted by Boğaziçi University Life Sciences and Technologies Application and Research Center, was held at the University’s stadium in Uçsavar and lasted for 24 hours. In addition to activities such as walking and jogging, information and awareness-raising speeches were held in the stadium with the participation of people who have won the fight against cancer, valuable experts from the medical world and volunteers who supported the event.