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Motorcycle "Ride for the Cure" to Benefit Tulli Breast Cancer Fund at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2003) — The third annual Tulli "Ride for the Cure" motorcycle run to benefit research, education, and treatment programs at Fox Chase Cancer Center will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. (registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.). The ride, honoring the memory of Jill Marie Tulli, who died of breast cancer at age 31, leaves from the Montgomeryville Cycle Center, located just off of Route 309 in Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

Route maps will be given to each rider as they set out to travel the scenic roads to Mt. Pocono, Pa. The ride will break for lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by a memorial ceremony in Memorytown, Mt. Pocono.

The $15 registration fee for all riders includes patch, pin, lunch, entertainment and door prizes. Donations and pledges are also welcomed and encouraged.

For more information on this event, please call 215-728-2810. Pre-registration forms are available online (This link requires Adobe® Acrobat Reader to view).

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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