FEATURED FIGHTERS

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Featured Fighters

Our Featured Fighters are members of the Padres Pedal family for whom the fight with cancer is personal. In a community made up of cancer fighters, we would like to take the opportunity to feature those who inspire us. From doctors and researchers to daughters, fathers and teachers, follow as we share the stories that motivate us to accelerate cures for cancer

Some people choose to give 100%, for others it’s their only choice. We're behind you.

Fighter Spotlight: Saundra Pelletier, Evofem Biosciences & Dr. Shatsky, UCSD Health

“Cancer is as unique as your own DNA. Treating everyone the same can’t be right if every single tumor is unique.” – Dr. Rebecca Shatksy. Every year over 40,000 women die of breast cancer. Saundra Pelletier, CEO of Evofem Biosciences, was diagnosed in early August 2018 and on August 28 began treatment by Dr. Rebecca Shatksy. “What I wanted when I got my diagnosis was to get my life back.”

Fighter Spotlight: Tyler and Natasha Wagner

Diagnosed at 29 with T-cell leukemia lymphoma, a young family finds new appreciation for the everyday little things and gratitude for every day together. Tyler was treated at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego.

Fighter Spotlight: SuperKid Zainab & the Khan Family

Zainab Khan was diagnosed with Leukemia and began chemotherapy treatments at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego immediately. Because of Zainab’s absolute neutrophil count, she remained in the hospital for 31 days straight.

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