Pedal the Cause helps fund $1.5 million in cancer research grants

Riders cross the finish line at Pedal the Cause on September 24, 2023.

Eight new research projects focused on blood, brain, breast and colon cancers; improving awareness of the link between alcohol use and cancer risk; and clinical trials for high-risk prostate cancer and high-grade neuroendocrine neoplasms are among the projects that will benefit fromĀ $1.5 million in new grants announced by Siteman Cancer CenterĀ at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

The money awarded comes from a variety of sources:Ā Pedal the CauseĀ annual bike challenge andĀ Illumination Gala, through the Cancer Frontier Fund at The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital; Swim Across America ā€“ St. Louis; and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Research Fund.

Read the full press release here with details on the newly funded projects.

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