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Padres Pedal 2019 Summer Grants

2019-Aug-29 11:40:30
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  Grant #1: Accelerating knowledge of genetic mutations in neuroblastoma.  Type of Cancer: Pediatric Awardees: Dr. Graham McVicker, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Dr. Jennifer Elster, Rady’s Children’s Hospital About the project: Neuroblastoma is a devastating cancer of the sympathetic nervous system that most commonly affects very young children; 90% of patients are diagnosed by 5 […]

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Tips for Running Your First 5K

2019-Apr-19 10:48:54
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Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to offer different ways for anyone to participate in our event and raise money for a world without cancer. As passionate as we are about cycling, we know that plenty of other people are equally passionate about running or walking. So we created the Padres Pedal 5K run/walk which […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Launches Seventh Season for a World Without Cancer

2019-Apr-15 11:17:53
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Premier fundraising organization aims to raise $3.3 million for local cancer research Following a record-breaking year of fundraising, Padres Pedal the Cause announced today that registration is open for its seventh annual event, taking place on November 16, 2019 at Petco Park. The one-day charitable event benefits exploratory cancer research taking place at San Diego’s […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Announces New Round of Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Nov-14 22:23:14
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Grant awards include inaugural funding for clinical trials Padres Pedal the Cause continues the fight against cancer through the announcement of a new wave of funding for local cancer research. Six translational research teams, comprised of members from across the region’s top NCI-designated Cancer Centers, and five clinical trials received funding to advance research that […]

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How San Diego Institutions Are Making an Impact on Breast Cancer

2018-Nov-13 15:14:03
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1-in-8 women are expected to face a breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime. Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to raise funds for our beneficiaries, where groundbreaking breast cancer research projects are taking place each day. In the past five years, Padres Pedal has raised $7.1 million, with 100% of that money going directly to […]

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The Work Done Through Padres Pedal Saved My Life

2018-Nov-04 01:42:04
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“I ride in Padres Pedal because I’m a cancer survivor and I believe that the work that’s done through Pedal the Cause funds research that saved my life.” Meet Gene Smith, three-time Padres Pedal the Cause yellow jersey who has raised over $31,000 in the past four years. Gene rides on Team Velonoma – Melanoma […]

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The Best Gift of All: A Cancer-Free Diagnosis

2018-Oct-25 15:43:13
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“When I got my diagnosis, heard HER2 POSITIVE, stage 3… I thought it was death sentence.” Meet Lauren, wife and mother of three young children, who had more life to give than a stage 3 aggressive breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 31 could take from her. Through the tremendous care she received at […]

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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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