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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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Meet Our Beneficiaries

2018-Aug-09 13:59:51
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UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center  UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center is one of Padres Pedal the Cause’s four beneficiaries and is at the forefront of the fight against cancer. Moores Cancer Center is San Diego’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, which unites research labs, clinical trials, outreach programs, and […]

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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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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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Fighting for a Cure

2013-Oct-23 09:30:02
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By Agnes Lee Director, Investor Relations at Life Technologies I have sustained much loss in my life because of cancer.  Last year, I lost my father to pancreatic cancer, as well as a very close friend who had battled lymphoma for over two years.  My mother also lost her fight with cancer, when the treatments […]

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Free Training = Pedal the Cause!

2013-Oct-21 08:30:19
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By Jim Thibault, Team CareFusion Free training! With real cyclists! While helping a great charity – Pedal the Cause! With the usual reasons for riding in the Pedal the Cause event – worthwhile charity, to remember those lost to or battling cancer, support local research involvement and the many other benefits of participating – the […]

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