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Detecting and Attacking Cancer through Innovation

2018-Sep-13 17:42:00
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  Jamieson, Parker share new approaches to cancer prevention and treatment at the Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego Health. It can be hard to keep up with the wealth of new discoveries and research that takes place every day along the Pacific shore. Even the cliffs that launch paragliders over the ocean […]

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Meet Our Beneficiaries

2018-Aug-09 13:59:51
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UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center  UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center is one of Padres Pedal the Cause’s four beneficiaries and is at the forefront of the fight against cancer. Moores Cancer Center is San Diego’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, which unites research labs, clinical trials, outreach programs, and […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Awards $2.4 Million in Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Jun-22 10:50:01
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11 new collaborative cancer research projects receive Padres Pedal the Cause Discovery Grants   Padres Pedal the Cause announced the first wave of cancer research teams that will receive funding through its annual Discovery Grant program. The non-profit organization awards millions of dollars each year to cross-institutional teams of physicians and scientists from San Diego’s […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause awards $750,000 to San Diego’s leading cancer research institutions

2017-Jul-20 11:43:13
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  We are excited to announce today the awarding of $750,000 to fund 12 collaborative research grants to three National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers in San Diego – along with Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego. The NCI-Designated Cancer Center recipients are Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, […]

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$1.3 million raised by 2015 Ride presented to beneficiaries

2016-May-05 10:28:09
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One of our two favorite days of the year is when we present the money raised through our event to our beneficiaries (the other being ride day). On April 21st, we gathered at Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego with a group of distinguished guests and presented an honorary check for $1.3 million representing the total raised […]

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Who is Riding: Kent Billingsley – Team Go for Gold

2014-Apr-08 07:13:30
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“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded”       – Ralph Waldo Emerson              LOVE. This single word motivates Kent Billingsley to travel all the way from Illinois to participate in Pedal the Cause this year. The LOVE Kent has for his sister, Diane Gold, and Diane’s husband […]

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Who is Riding: Michelle Oakland

2014-Jan-28 13:53:47
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Avid Cyclist and Cancer Patient Vows to Stay Active and Live Life to the Fullest Michelle Oakland is like most San Diego locals who enjoy the outdoors and staying active. But even with her healthy lifestyle and good diet, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2010. Michelle first noticed there was something suspicious in […]

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The Salk Institute Represented Team Spirit at Pedal the Cause

2014-Jan-16 15:19:21
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The Salk Institute was strongly represented in the first annual Pedal the Cause San Diego—a weekend cycling event that took place October 26 and 27 to benefit San Diego’s three cancer centers: the Salk, UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center and the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. In addition to helping strengthen the bonds between the […]

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