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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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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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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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Who is Riding: Rebecca George

2013-Oct-11 14:01:10
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Riding in Honor and Memory of Her Long-Time Friend Off-Broadway singer and 2-day Pedal the Cause rider Rebecca George will be hosting a special fundraising cabaret performance Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 pm located at the Carlsbad City Library Auditorium. The title of the performance is appropriately titled Life is a Cabaret! featuring Rebecca singing […]

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Pedal the Cause Journey: How SNL Opened My Eyes to the World of Cancer

2013-Oct-04 16:08:10
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By Carol Cox Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Communication at Life Technologies ”If it wasn’t for the downside, having cancer would be the best thing and everyone would want it.’ That’s true… if it wasn’t for the downside.”                        –Gilda Radner When I […]

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Who is Riding: Herb Lowe

2013-Sep-18 15:46:43
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Herb Lowe, Riding to Find a Cure Excited and honored to contribute to such an important issue that devastates so many lives, avid cyclist and Swami’s Cycling Club member Herb Lowe is gearing up for San Diego’s first ever Pedal the Cause. Knowing that the dollars he raises for such a positive goal will go […]

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