Your Impact: Upcoming Events at MSK and Celebrating Cycle for Survival

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Dr. Diane Reidy-Lagunes hosts the podcast, Cancer Straight Talk from MSK.

Fundraising Events at MSK

Cycle for Survival’s 2022 Season and 2021 Allocations

Cycle for Survival is the movement to beat rare cancers. The 2022 season featured stationary-cycling events in 15 outdoor locations across the country in April and May. Instructors from Equinox, Cycle for Survival’s founding partner, led rides nationwide. In addition to the in-person events, a virtual event experience offered participants the opportunity to join in from any location.

This year, Cycle for Survival surpassed an incredible milestone: more than $300 million raised since 2007 to bring new and better treatment options to people with cancer around the world. All funds raised go to rare cancer research, clinical trials, and technology development at MSK. Within six months of the close of fundraising, donations are allocated to a wide-reaching research enterprise that includes the world’s best cancer scientists and doctors.

To learn more about the incredible initiatives that Cycle for Survival made possible in 2021, visit our allocations page.

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Fred’s Team

Participants in the 2022 United Airlines NYC Half raised a record-breaking $450,000 for Fred’s Team, MSK’s running program. Visit Fred’s Team to make a donation and learn how you can take part in the TCS New York City Marathon in November 2022 or the Fundraise Your Way program.

Since 1995, Fred’s Team has raised over $96 million to support critical areas of cancer research, including brain, breast, lung, and pediatric cancers. Every dollar makes a difference for people with cancer worldwide.

Kids Walk for MSK Kids

The 2022 Kids Walk for MSK Kids virtual experience will take place on September 24, and we can’t wait for you to be part of all the magic! Join us from anywhere to help improve the lives of young people with cancer. 100% of every dollar raised will support groundbreaking research at MSK Kids, the pediatric program at MSK. Fill out this form to ensure you’re the first to know when registration opens.

RBC Race for the Kids

The RBC Race for the Kids presented by New York Road Runners took place in Central Park on April 24. The four-mile run and 1.4-mile walk both support cancer research at MSK Kids. The funds raised through this family-friendly event help build a brighter future for young people facing cancer.
MSK Kids is proud to be the official charity partner of the RBC Race for the Kids, which has raised more than $50 million for kids and youth-focused causes since 2009. This year, donations will go directly toward labs at MSK, where scientists are working every day to bring new treatment options to children, teens, and young adults with cancer. Learn more about the RBC Race for the Kids.

Your Support is Essential to Progress

MSK is revolutionizing the way cancer is understood, diagnosed, and treated. Your gift will empower MSK to ensure that people with cancer have access to world-class care and research.

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Health Education Seminars at MSK

Join MSK Giving for the next seminar in our series of virtual events featuring MSK researchers and learn how the generosity of supporters advances our work every day.

“The Intestinal Immune System”
Gretchen Diehl, PhD
Catherine and Frederick R. Adler Chair for Junior Faculty
June 22, 1:00 p.m.– ET

To register for this event, please visit plannedgiving.mskcc.org/seminars 

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Cancer Straight Talk from MSK

With medical oncologist Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD, as its host, Cancer Straight Talk From MSK is a podcast that features experts from across the institution who share the latest advancements in cancer research and empower patients in their care. The podcast is made possible thanks to a gift from John Strangfeld, a member of MSK’s Board of Trustees.

 

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