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THE RIDE - The goal is moving research forward at The Ottawa Hospital.

THE RIDE is bringing Cancer Crusaders together

Posted on June 15, 2018

You could be sitting in the cancer centre waiting room preparing for a diagnosis. You could be celebrating the end of your cancer treatments.

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Sunday Riders BBQ

Posted on June 12, 2018

Join the Sunday Riders M&M Meat Shop in Manotick from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Paint Night

Posted on June 12, 2018

A night of painting in support of THE RIDE at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation beginning at 5 p.m.

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Boone's Luc DesRosiers is going the distance

Posted on June 12, 2018

Giving back to your community and society is important to me. The Ottawa Hospital is a really good cause.

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Refer a rider and win!

Posted on June 1, 2018

The more referrals you make, the more chances to win.

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Sex, viruses and cancer: Erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may work together to help immune system fight cancer after surgery

Posted on May 18, 2018

A new study suggests that a common treatment for erectile dysfunction combined with the flu vaccine may be able to help the immune system mop up cancer cells left behind after surgery.

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Never more dedicated than now

Posted on May 15, 2018

I will be doing THE RIDE for the next 50 years." Those are the dedicated words of Mike Bull, who has been participating in The Ottawa Hospital's premier cycling fundraiser for the last three years.

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New fundraising incentive

Posted on April 20, 2018

THE RIDE has designed a new, stylish, and warm hoodie.

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Surprising results for antidepressants and exercise in stroke recovery

Posted on April 16, 2018

This research provides new excitement about the possible use of antidepressants to improve memory after a stroke.

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Three simple words sum up THE RIDE

Posted on April 16, 2018

Hope. Inspiration. Courage. The three simple words that help move research forward at The Ottawa Hospital.

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Could viruses take cancer immunotherapy to the next level?

Posted on March 26, 2018

Study shows viruses and checkpoint inhibitors work together to cure resistant breast cancer in mice.

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THE RIDE day overview

Posted on March 21, 2018

What you need to know for THE RIDE

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The Ottawa Hospital's RIDE for research is back

Posted on February 28th, 2018

On September 9, THE RIDE for research will once again inject significant funding into key research projects such as cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s, and more.

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Brain research: helping people with stroke, Parkinson’s, MS, mental illness and more

Posted on April 26, 2018

The brain is by far our most complex organ, with more than 150 billion cells working together to control all our thoughts, feelings, memories, movements and more.

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"Bait and switch” approach stimulates immune attack on cancer

Posted on February 20th, 2018

Oncolytic (cancer-fighting) viruses have shown promise in the lab and the clinic because they can directly kill cancer cells while also stimulating the immune system to attack the cancer.

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Parkinson’s research improving lives

Posted on February 20th, 2018

Shelby Hayter ran the Boston Marathon in 2005. A month before, she was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease.

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Team tool kit

Posted on February 20th, 2018

We have tons of support for teams who are registered for THE RIDE. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll find in our Team Tool Kit.

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Fundraising Tips

Posted on February 20th, 2018

THE RIDE team has more great ideas for you to check out here.

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Laurie Strano Memorial MHA Scholarship

Posted on February 20th, 2018

This fund will support incoming MHA students at uOttawa who demonstrate a commitment to leadership, community involvement and excellence in athletics.

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Pelton Club

Posted on February 20th, 2018

Join an elite group of participants that belong to the Peloton Club.

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