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Brian K. McWilliams Foundation Announces Support for MS & CCSVI
The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation is proud to announce our support for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser in Toronto on September 20th, 2010 in support of ground breaking research for MS.
By: Helen K. Cosburn
At The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation we want to make this dream a reality! CCSVI testing and treatment is not currently available in Canada. In fact, CCSVI has been a very controversial subject over the past year in political and medical communities across the country. It seems unjust that a simple procedure we have used for over 30 years in our hospitals is not available to those with MS. Canadian decision makers say their is not enough evidence to offer the treatment through our healthcare system; more research is needed. We are ready to support this research. Dr. Haacke is a leading expert on CCSVI and is working with St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, the first and only research program dedicated to CCSVI research in Canada.
The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser, Monday Sept. 20, 2010, where the majority of proceeds will be donated to support this research program.
At the Foundation, we also recognize that some patients cannot wait. We are working to help support two local patients in their quest to get treated now and a portion of the proceeds will also go towards their treatment.
By giving two ways, The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation is able to make a big difference now for those special individuals to be treated, as well as making a contribution towards access for all MS patients to be treated in the future.
Join us for TASTE TO LIBERATE, in support of MS & CCSVI at Tappo Wine Bar & Restaurant on Monday September 20, 2010. For event information and tickets, visit www.briankmcwilliamsfoundation.com/
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The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation is non-profit organization based in Toronto dedicated to the health, wellness, and education of individuals and families around the world. The Foundation works with a selection of registered charities that champion these causes and works under the mission of "Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something".
Visit The Brian K. McWilliams Foundation on the web at www.briankmcwilliamsfoundation.com.