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

January 9, 2024

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 from $1.5 million in new grants announced by Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

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

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