MONTREAL - Sofia Guay is hoping a sea of walkers lace up their sneakers to help turn up the heat on researchers to find a cure for lymphoma and leukemia.

She is among the many planning to hoof it around Jean Drapeau Park October 15 in an effort to raise money to battle the disease.

Tarah Schwartz talked to Guay as well as a mother and son affected by cancer in this Saturday afternoon conversation. Click on videoplayer to the right to tune in.

To find out more about the fundraiser, click here.