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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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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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Researcher Spotlight: Graham McVicker, Salk Institute

2017-Nov-06 17:59:38
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Pictured: Team SCC- Salk Cancer Center Team, Graham McVicker is third from right.   Meet Graham McVicker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Genetics and the Integrative Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute. Earlier this year, he received one of 12 Padres Pedal grants awarded with our 2016 donation, along with Jesse Dixon, Ph.D., of […]

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Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Sumit Chanda, Sanford Burnham Prebys

2017-Oct-25 18:41:42
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Meet Sumit Chanda, Ph.D., director and professor of the Immunity and Pathogenesis Program in the Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. Earlier this year, he received one of 12 Padres Pedal grants awarded with our 2016 donation, along with Dan Kaufman, M.D., Ph.D., of Moores Cancer Center at UC San […]

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Tips for Detecting Cancer Early

2017-Jul-12 12:24:57
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Early diagnosis often means a much higher likelihood of successful cancer treatment, so it’s important to do everything you can to detect cancer as soon as possible. When it comes to early cancer detection, it’s important to know a number of things, including your family cancer history and what signs to watch out for. You […]

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My 20 Year Journey to Change the Way Cancer is Managed

2013-Aug-15 14:39:02
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By Ronnie Andrews President of Medical Sciences at Life Technologies Cancer is a disease that touches everyone in the world in one way or another.  It has greatly affected my family as I’m sure it has many others.  My beloved grandmother was diagnosed with cancer on four different occasions. Her battle with cancer consumed most […]

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5 Reasons why Pedal the Cause is Different than other Rides & Fundraisers.

2013-Mar-26 12:46:25
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There are a lot of big rides and event fundraisers throughout the year.  Here’s what makes Pedal the Cause different. 100% of the proceeds STAY in San Diego It benefits all three of San Diego’s National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers.  It’s the first time I know of that NCI cancer centers anywhere have come together […]

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