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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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Fighting for a Cure

2013-Oct-23 09:30:02
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By Agnes Lee Director, Investor Relations at Life Technologies I have sustained much loss in my life because of cancer.  Last year, I lost my father to pancreatic cancer, as well as a very close friend who had battled lymphoma for over two years.  My mother also lost her fight with cancer, when the treatments […]

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Free Training = Pedal the Cause!

2013-Oct-21 08:30:19
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By Jim Thibault, Team CareFusion Free training! With real cyclists! While helping a great charity – Pedal the Cause! With the usual reasons for riding in the Pedal the Cause event – worthwhile charity, to remember those lost to or battling cancer, support local research involvement and the many other benefits of participating – the […]

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Teamwork, Accepting the Challenge

2013-Oct-18 08:20:53
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By Rebecca Hemenway Product Manager, Medical Science Informatics at Life Technologies “Individual commitment to a group effort… That is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” –Vince Lombardi When I was a young girl I experienced a traumatic medical condition that influenced where I am today. This experience […]

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