Kimmel Cancer Center of Jefferson Welcomes Cancer Survivor Cycling Cross Country for National Cancer March
Cancer survivor Dani Grady and a team of cyclists on a 10-week, 4,000-mile trek across the nation to campaign for a cancer cure and increased cancer research funding, will stop in Philadelphia Tuesday, September 15, to visit Jeffersons renowned Kimmel Cancer Center.
Ms. Grady, who was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in 1985, and her fellow cyclists will be hailed by Jefferson faculty and staff at a 10:30 a.m. outdoor reception and rally at the Bluemle Life Sciences Building, home of the Kimmel Cancer Center. Thomas Jefferson University President Paul C. Brucker, MD, and Carlo Croce, MD, Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center, will host the reception.
Ms. Grady, 40, and her team on July 20 embarked from San Diego, California, on their Conquer Cancer Coast-To-Coast National Bike Tour and will arrive Saturday, September 26, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, to a heroes welcome at The March Coming Together To Conquer Cancer.
The March is an unprecedented national movement and an historic national event to unite thousands of concerned citizens to say in a unified voice, No More Cancer. This is an unprecedented crusade dedicated to curing cancer. The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research is the main sponsor of The March.