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Motorcyclists Set to Support Cancer Center in August 21 Ride

August 11, 2011
Lebanon, NH

Eugene E. Nattie Jr., MD, 

PhD and Andrea E. Corcoran, PhD

Bikers from throughout New England will ride for a reason - helping scientists and patients in the fight against cancer - when they hit the roads of New Hampshire and Vermont Aug. 21st for the 9th annual Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride.

More than just a way to enjoy a nice ride through beautiful countryside, the event will give bikers the opportunity to support emerging/new cancer research and important patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

This year's ride begins at Granite State Harley-Davidson in Lebanon, NH, and concludes at the Cancer Center, also in Lebanon. After completing the 140-mile course, bikers will be treated to a post-ride celebration that includes barbecue, door prizes, raffle drawings, and live music.

Bikers interested in participating can learn more about the ride or register for it by visiting www.GreenMountainRide.org or calling 1-800-226-8744.

The money raised by the event world-class research, state-of-the-art equipment, critical education programs, and innovative clinical trials that affect the lives of cancer patients around the world. These dollars also fund quality-of-life patient services such as massage, writing-for-healing workshops, support groups, and patient libraries. Dartmouth-Hitchcock  Norris Cotton Cancer Center is one of just 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the U.S. and the only one in Northern New England. 

About Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center combines advanced cancer research at Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School with patient-centered cancer care provided at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock regional locations in Manchester and Keene, NH, and St. Johnsbury, VT, and at 11 partner hospitals throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. It is recognized and designated by the National Cancer Institute for its breadth and depth as one of just 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the U.S.

For more information contact Steve Bjerklie at (603) 653-9056.

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