SEATTLE — The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk celebrates its 12th anniversary this May. Brain cancer survivor Kami Combs has been a part of the walk ever since she battled the disease in 2008. It has raised $5.5 million in its 12 years.
"We need to keep raising funds to support people and help find new research and everything so we can help other people who have brain cancer," said Combs, "People need to keep fighting and we need to find some new ways to treat it."
The funds raised are critical to finding a cure -- but equally important is the voice the walk gives to patients, families, and survivors.
When asked what she'd share with those battling brain cancer today Combs said, "Keep at it. Keep fighting, talk to families, talk to other brain cancer survivors. I'm always available to talk to anyone who needs any kind of help at all."
PARTICIPATE IN THE WALK The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk festivities start at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 5 at Seattle Center's Fisher Pavilion.