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Cancer Myths and Facts Quiz

2017-Apr-10 15:13:59
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Being diagnosed with cancer or having a loved one get diagnosed with cancer can be a scary and uncertain time in your life. There are many misconceptions out there about cancer treatment, statistics, and coping mechanisms. Inform yourself on what’s real and what’s false by taking our cancer myths and facts quiz.

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What to Know About Kidney Cancer

2017-Mar-19 04:56:05
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  March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, and while we don’t hear about kidney cancer as often as other cancers, it is among the 10 most common cancers in Americans. The rate of kidney cancers has risen since the 1990s, though we don’t know why. The National Institute of Health estimates there were approximately 62,000 […]

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Training for Padres Pedal the Cause

2017-Jan-25 06:49:34
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Whether you’re an experienced rider or just getting started, training is vital to preparing for any long ride or race. The Padres Pedal the Cause event offers a variety of courses in different distances and degrees difficulty so you can join in the fight against cancer while still customizing your distance to fit your experience and […]

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How Cycling in the Winter Differs from Cycling in the Summer

2017-Jan-18 11:55:05
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Cycling in the winter requires some planning and thoughtful clothing, but it’s not nearly as daunting as it seems. Winter cycling can be just as enjoyable as cycling in the summer, if not more so! There are fewer crowds to battle, you won’t get overheated if you dress properly, and the scenery can be downright […]

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: What You Can Do to Put an End to This Disease

2016-Nov-29 06:30:36
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Lung cancer is one of the leading four cancers and kills more people each year than colon, breast, and prostate cancer combined. Still, in spite of the fact that it has been the leading cause of cancer death for women and men in the United States for the last 30 years, it receives the least […]

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

2016-Nov-28 10:19:40
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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. With your help and donations, Padres Pedal the Cause hopes to help change the future of pancreatic cancer. Raising awareness for this disease increases knowledge of the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for pancreatic cancer, as well as encouraging people to help fund vital research.   Pancreatic cancer accounts […]

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Suggested Social Media Posts for Giving Tuesday

2016-Nov-27 07:03:17
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  In 2016, Giving Tuesday raised $177 million from 1.64 million total gifts. What’s more, there were 2,399,092 total social media engagements with Giving Tuesday-related content. Social media fueled the giving day’s growth, so take advantage of your social network’s attention and ask for donations to your Padres Pedal fundraising. Below are sample posts that you can […]

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Contact Information

2016-Jul-17 10:30:26
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  Have Questions? Contact Padres Pedal Staff or Your Team Captain   Padres Pedal Staff Email: admin@gopedal.org Phone: 619.510.4955 Marine Corp Team Captains Lt.Col. Stephen Mount Email: stephen.mount@usmc.mil   Capt Mollie Hebda Email: mollie.hebda@usmc.mil   Navy Team Captains Lt. Jess Kawamura: jessica.h.kawamura@navy.mil

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