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Padres Pedal the Cause Announces New Round of Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Nov-14 22:23:14
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Grant awards include inaugural funding for clinical trials Padres Pedal the Cause continues the fight against cancer through the announcement of a new wave of funding for local cancer research. Six translational research teams, comprised of members from across the region’s top NCI-designated Cancer Centers, and four clinical trials received funding to advance research that […]

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How San Diego Institutions Are Making an Impact on Breast Cancer

2018-Nov-13 15:14:03
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1-in-8 women are expected to face a breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime. Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to raise funds for our beneficiaries, where groundbreaking breast cancer research projects are taking place each day. In the past five years, Padres Pedal has raised $7.1 million, with 100% of that money going directly to […]

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Lota Ward: “I just want to get back to running.”

2018-Nov-08 13:41:20
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Meet Lota Ward, ultra runner and Padres Pedal the Cause SuperKid. Lota, now 12, began running long distances with his dad when he was just 7 years old, using the time on trail to clear his mind and connect with his family. He competed in his first half marathon, and was hooked, signing up for […]

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The Work Done Through Padres Pedal Saved My Life

2018-Nov-04 01:42:04
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“I ride in Padres Pedal because I’m a cancer survivor and I believe that the work that’s done through Pedal the Cause funds research that saved my life.” Meet Gene Smith, three-time Padres Pedal the Cause yellow jersey who has raised over $31,000 in the past four years. Gene rides on Team Velonoma – Melanoma […]

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The Best Gift of All: A Cancer-Free Diagnosis

2018-Oct-25 15:43:13
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“When I got my diagnosis, heard HER2 POSITIVE, stage 3… I thought it was death sentence.” Meet Lauren, wife and mother of three young children, who had more life to give than a stage 3 aggressive breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 31 could take from her. Through the tremendous care she received at […]

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FAQs Video Series – Courses and Safety

2018-Oct-08 17:34:45
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Introducing a new video series for #PadresPedal18! Over the next few weeks, we will answer some of the most common questions that come up for event day, and help you get ready to #endcancer together with Padres Pedal the Cause on November 17. We’ll cover event day logistics, tips for fundraising, and more. For the […]

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Leukemia Awareness Month: Life with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2018-Oct-04 11:32:35
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September is Leukemia Awareness Month and Padres Pedal the Cause would like to introduce you to a featured fighter in our community. Here’s how leukemia touched one couple’s life, altering it in an instant. Matt’s Story Meet Matt Fontanesi. Six months after marrying his wife Dani, they left their home in Wellington, New Zealand for […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Announced as Finalist in Aetna’s Voice of Health Contest

2018-Oct-01 08:05:17
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Supporters of the San Diego-based Nonprofit Can Vote on October 1st Aetna’s Voices of Health contest today announced Padres Pedal the Cause as a finalist in the California region. The Aetna’s Voices of Health contest is an annual competition that highlights organizations that bring positive change to their communities. Padres Pedal the Cause is one […]

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