MADISON (WKOW) -- Volunteers in Madison are participating in the first international Globe-athon to End Women's Cancer.
The event is a 24-hour effort to raise awareness of gynecologic cancers that affect women of all ages in the U.S. People walked in shifts around the Capitol Square Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., joining thousands of others in more than 150 cities around the world.
Organizers say cancer that affects women's reproductive organs account for more than a million new cases worldwide every year.
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