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Still Rocking It After Cancer

How Paul West returned to the stage after a battle with cancer June 25, 2019 - Paul West made a living in the 1970s and 80s playing keyboards in bands in Texas that covered pop, country and rock hits of the day. He toured the country for a while but eventually took a [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Ride Introduces the Peloton Program

Engagement Initiative Created for Local Organizations to Impact UW Cancer Research June 13, 2019 Madison, Wis. – The Ride, the University of Wisconsin-Madison cancer research benefit announces a newly designed program that allows companies to engage in the annual fundraising cycling event which provides one-hundred percent of its proceeds to University of Wisconsin cancer [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Ride Partners with American Family Insurance on New Site Location

UW Cancer Research Cycling Benefit to take place at American Family Insurance Headquarters Madison, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin’s cancer research cycling benefit, The Ride, announces the annual event will now take place at the American Family Insurance headquarters at 6000 American Family Parkway in Madison on September 22, 2019. The partnership [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2018 Fundraising Goals

Our riders and donors are critical to our mission of having the most innovative cancer research and treatment programs right here at UW and we want to encourage everyone to set a goal, reach it and keep going to the next level! Check out our 2018 fundraising levels and incentives below and join our grassroots effort to ending cancer. $250 [...]

By |July 23rd, 2018|News|2 Comments

Grateful for Successful Treatment, Fulfilling Career

The UW Carbone Cancer Center holds a special place in Dr. Zac Labby’s heart. It’s where his mom was successfully treated for breast cancer, where he discovered his calling and where he applies his skills and knowledge to benefit current and future cancer patients. Labby, an assistant professor of human oncology at the University of [...]

By |August 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

How do I get involved in The Ride?

Community participation powers The Ride, a bicycle benefit for cancer research at the University of Wisconsin. Even if you are not an avid cyclist, there are plenty of opportunities for you to support this effort and help us work toward improving outcomes for cancer patients. Here’s how: Register to ride—With a choice of five routes, [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Be one of our top 3 fundraisers!

Our top 3 fundraisers will have their choice of a Schwinn Phocus or Volare road bike. Top fundraisers can ride any route and riders have until October 1 to raise money. It's never too late to start fundraising and remember that 100% of all funds raised go directly back to cancer research at UW-Madison.  

By |August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Looking Forward

In late 2012, Juan Tapia noticed a lump in his neck while shaving. He had just gotten over the flu, so slightly swollen tonsils didn’t concern him much. The lump didn’t go away, and he had it checked during his regular physical exam in early 2013. On his doctor’s recommendation, he got a CT scan [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Everybody Wins

Dr. Bethany Anderson, an Assistant Professor of Human Oncology at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, feels privileged to treat cancer patients and hopes that cancer research will enable her to do more for them. Anderson, a Wisconsin native, knew by age 10 that she wanted to be a doctor. She developed a strong interest in [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

We’re All in this Together

Dr. Zach Morris, Assistant Professor of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH), recently bought a tandem bike so he can ride with his father, Jeff, who can no longer ride on his own. In March, Jeff and his wife were biking in Florida, and he kept catching [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|News|1 Comment