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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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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: Linda Sorkin, PhD

2014-Feb-03 15:58:33
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Surviving Cancer Herself, Linda Sorkin Experiences Support and Kindheartedness at Pedal the Cause  Having recently participated in San Diego’s inaugural Pedal the Cause, Linda Sorkin was given the privilege of wearing the orange survivor helmet event-weekend alongside other cancer survivors. Linda was diagnosed with AML (acute myelogenous leukemia ) in the early 80’s when treatment for […]

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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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Real Impacts from Pedal the Cause 2013

2014-Jan-23 14:33:52
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Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our riders, sponsors and supporters, Pedal the Cause 2013 generated a $425,000 net contribution to cancer research at our three NCI-designated cancer centers: UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Salk Institute Cancer Center, and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute-San Diego.  One-hundred percent of the funds will stay right here […]

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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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An Amazing Weekend with Pedal the Cause

2013-Nov-06 10:10:07
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By Ryon Graf Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Pedal the Cause is many things. It’s a cancer research fundraiser. It’s a bike ride. It’s a celebration of trial, tribulation, and growth. It’s a metaphorical and physical act honoring the stamina of cancer patients. It’s a community. For one weekend a group of cancer patients, […]

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Pedal the Cause: We did it (for cancer research)!

2013-Nov-04 15:12:10
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By James Short Director of Digital Communications and Design Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute More than 400 riders crossed the finish line at the inaugural Pedal the Cause San Diego (PTC) bike ride Oct. 25-26, but proceeds to fund cancer research at Sanford-Burnham and other San Diego institutes are still coming in, and members of Team Sanford-Burnham […]

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