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Melissa LaSalle


Team Name:  The Hecklers
Years Participated: Third Year

Location:   Boston, MA:
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JOIN THE BATTLE. GIVE TO BEAT RARE CANCERS.

I'm raising money for rare cancer research. Will you join me by making a donation? Your gift will directly help people who have few, if any, treatment options. Through Cycle for Survival, progress is accelerating. We arm scientists with the resources to explore pioneering ideas, discover new therapies, and collaborate to find the next breakthrough.

Why this matters to me:

I ride each year in memory of my dad. In 2013 he was diagnosed with bile duct cancer, an extremely rare form of cancer. For almost two years he fought a valiant fight while somehow remaining positive. I started this team to honor him but also in hopes of helping others facing this battle. I’m hopeful that as each year we continue to raise money and awareness that we are that much closer to a cure. Each year my team has surpassed our goals and I’m so thankful for all who have donated along the way. I’m proud to be a part of this event and proud of the team of women (both family and friends) that have joined me in this adventure! Here’s to year 3!

50% of People with Cancer Have a Rare Cancer
When combined, about half of all patients fighting cancer are fighting a rare cancer. These are cancers we know — such as leukemia, lymphoma, thyroid, ovarian, brain, pancreatic, and all pediatric cancers — yet research is largely underfunded.

100% Goes to Lifesaving Research Led by MSK
Every dollar you give will advance innovative studies and clinical trials led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). Discoveries made by MSK revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed and treated, helping patients across the country and around the world.

6 Months for Fast Impact
Not only does every dollar go to research, your gift will be in the hands of doctors and researchers within six months of the events. As a donor, you will learn about the projects supported and the breakthroughs made.

Thank you for your support!



 
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