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2022 UCI ANTI-CANCER CHALLENGE RAISES RECORD-BREAKING $1 MILLION FOR PROMISING CANCER RESEARCH
IRVINE, CALIF., November 8, 2022 — On Saturday, Oct. 8, more than 3,000 UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge participants, donors and supporters gathered at UCI Aldrich Park for the first time since 2019 to ride, run and walk for innovative cancer research. Together, they helped raise $1 million to fund promising cancer pilot projects and early phase clinical trials.
THOUSANDS GATHERED AT UC IRVINE TO SUPPORT CANCER RESEARCH
KTLA, Oct. 8, 2022 — The 6th annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge returned to in-person events at Aldrich Park ... Thousands of runners gathered in Irvine on Saturday morning to support cancer research by breaking a sweat in a 5K and 10K run.
THE 2022 UCI ANTI-CANCER CHALLENGE EVENT IS BACK IN-PERSON TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CRITICAL CANCER RESEARCH
ORANGE, CALIF., June 22, 2022 – The sixth annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, a ride, run and walk event dedicated to raising funds for critical cancer research, will resume on-site activities on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 at the main UCI campus after two years of hosting only virtual events.
UCI ANTI-CANCER CHALLENGE FUNDS 12 ADDITIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS, TOTALING 72 PROJECTS FUNDED IN FIVE YEARS
ORANGE, CALIF., June 22, 2022 – As a result of the 2021 UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, 12 grants were awarded to UCI physician-scientists to fund pilot projects and early phase clinical trials at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR 2021 UCI ANTI-CANCER CHALLENGE
ORANGE, CALIF., April 6, 2021 - Registration is open for the fifth annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge-a virtual ride, run, walk event to raise awareness and funds for promising cancer research at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only comprehensive cancer center based in Orange County that is designated by the National Cancer Institute.
2020 ANTI-CANCER CHALLENGE RAISES A RECORD $735,000 FOR UNIVERSITY CANCER RESEARCH
ORANGE, CALIF., July 22, 2020 –Pivoting from a traditional one-day festival attended by thousands to eight weeks of virtual webinars and fitness challenges, the fourth annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge united people in 45 states and Canada in a movement to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Over the course of the challenge, participants raised an event-record $735,000 for promising cancer research at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
ORANGE, CALIF., July 22, 2020 – UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, a movement to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, is going virtual for 2020 in order to maintain social distancing and safeguard participant health. The reimagined Anti-Cancer Challenge now includes an eight-week virtual fundraising and wellness program that connects people around the local community and across the nation.
IRVINE, CALIF., April 6, 2020 - The fourth annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, a ride, run and walk to support cancer research at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been moved from Saturday, June 6, 2020 to Saturday, October 3, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IRVINE, CALIF., March 3, 2020 - A discovery by UCI biologists could offer new approaches to overcoming obstacles in the fight against cancer. Their research was partially funded by Anti-Cancer Challenge participants.
IRVINE, CALIF., July 3, 2019 - Promising cancer studies and early-phase clinical trials will move forward at the University of California, Irvine’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, thanks to supporters of the third annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, which raised a record $620,000 for cancer research.
IRVINE, CALIF., Feb. 15, 2018 - The second annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge to benefit life-saving research at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif.
IRVINE, CALIF., Aug. 21, 2017 - Nine time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow will headline the "Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration Concert" to be held Oct. 21, 2017 at the UCI Bren Events Center on the UC Irvine Campus.
ANAHEIM, CALIF., June 15, 2017 – More than 2,000 riders, walkers and runners participated in the inaugural UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Anti-Cancer Challenge to benefit cancer research on June 10 and 11, 2017 at Angel Stadium.
ORANGE, CALIF., Feb. 23, 2017 – The UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center announces a new fundraising event the Anti-Cancer Challenge, to benefit cancer research. The inaugural event weekend will take place June 10 and 11, 2017 at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA.