Pedal the Cause

I'm riding: riding 37 miles

Team: Powered by Hope

ID: 110756

Lifetime total: $6,060.00


I am riding In Honor of Tim Madden.

WHY I'M INSPIRED

To say that 2020 has been a test for all of us would be an understatement. I trust this note finds you and yours well. While the world keeps getting more challenging with each passing day, the quest to find a cure for cancer continues. We have all been touched by cancer in one way or another. To that end, my story below.

As some of you are aware, I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer five years ago. Initially, I was under a wait and see protocol. That scenario changed dramatically in late April, of 2018. I was contacted by my Urologist who informed me that my Prostate Cancer had advanced to the stage that immediate action was necessary. After exhaustive research about my options, radiation vs. surgery, I chose to have a Radical Prostatectomy procedure on 7/12/18. I had signed up for the 2018 Pedal ride, but alas, was not medically cleared to ride .... :( However, last September, through your generous donations and support, I raised over $4,000!!! Not only had I been dealt a dangerous hand, I have two women near and dear to my heart that are breast cancer survivors!!!

It takes world-class research to create a world without cancer. Please help me in this journey by donating to my ride, and give with confidence knowing that 100% of your donation will go directly to accelerating cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

To those who have made a generous donation in the past, my humble thanks. Thanking you all in advance for your consideration for this noble cause. Bob


MY PTC HISTORY

2018
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2020