Sarah Cannon Hosts the Texas 4,000 Bike Riders

Back of woman's shirt that says Fighting Cancer Every Mile

Earlier this week, Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, hosted the Texas 4,000 bike riders traveling from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute drug development in Nashville. These riders from University of Texas- Austin are raising awareness for cancer research and support services through their ambitious ride. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at St. David’s HealthCare is supporting this mission in Austin, as a sponsor of the Texas 4,000 Tribute Gala in August.

To welcome these riders into Nashville at their 1,000-mile mark, Sarah Cannon hosted a special Band Against Cancer performance by Seth Ennis, who shared his debut single, “Woke Up in Nashville” and much more with the group. The riders were also given a tour of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Tennessee Oncology drug development unit where they learned about the importance of clinical trials, and the breakthroughs in research for patients. Jeff, a Sarah Cannon patient, shared his personal story with a blood and marrow transplant and the impact that Be The Match had on his cancer journey.

To hear testimonials from the riders, and learn more about the visit in Nashville, visit the Band Against Cancer Facebook page here.

A group of people with backs turned to show T-shirts that say Fighting Cancer Every Mile

Group of people with sign that says Congrats to Team Texas 4,000 for Reaching 1,000+ Miles

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