Pedal the Cause's Beneficiaries are San Diego's Three NCI- Designated Cancer Centers
UC San Diego
Moores Cancer Center
Salk Institute Cancer Center
Medical Research Institute
Cancer Centers Council
These three institutions have come together to form a novel collaboration- The San Diego National Cancer Institute- Designated Cancer Centers Council or C3.
These singular institutions have formed this novel collaboration to leverage their distinct and combined resources and talents to accelerate understanding and innovative approaches for the treatment and prevention of cancer, the second leading cause of death in the nation and leading cause in San Diego.
The mission of C3 is to both exploit and create collaborative opportunities made possible by the extraordinary biomedical environment and resources in San Diego, with so many excellent cancer scientists and physicians. The goal is to provide an ongoing forum for increased interaction among the cancer centers and among people, with the aim of a deeper understanding of cancer and, ultimately, more and better treatments.