49ers' Heitmann, Snyder walk for cancer

May 7, 2011, 11:07 pm
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May 7, 2011MAIOCCO ARCHIVE49ERS PAGE 49ERS VIDEOMatt MaioccoCSNBayArea.comSANTA CLARA -- Veteran 49ers offensive linemen Eric Heitmann and Adam Snyder, and their families, joined hundreds of walkers Saturday morning in the third annual Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer at Santa Clara University.All proceeds from the event goes to the Pancreas Research Program at UC San Francisco. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of death among cancer diseases."It's a great cause, and its great to be associated with this," said Heitmann, who took part in the 10K walk with his wife, Emily, and their 1-year-old daughter. To be able to fight against pancreatic cancer is huge for us. We're excited to be out here today."If interested in making a tax-deductible donation, please make checks payable to UCSF Foundation, Walk4pancreaticcancer.com, P.O Box 320515, Los Gatos, CA 95032.