#MYVICTORY: Rick Rutledge

A cancer diagnosis can still be devastating, but thankfully, due to improvements in treatments brought about from more funding for cancer research, we see more survivors every day. That was the case for Rick Rutledge, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January 2013. Luckily, he had a wonderful team at Wake Forest Baptist…

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#MYVICTORY: Ray Wilson

Ray Wilson’s life changed on July 2, 2020. He had never been a stranger to cancer. Family, friends and co-workers have all fought the disease, and Wilson, an NC State University graduate, was in school when Jim Valvano was fighting his cancer battle. But on that day, he was diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer….

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#MYVICTORY: Jordan DuVall

While the Victory Ride to Cure Cancer may look a little different in 2020, the riders participating are as passionate as ever about supporting cancer research. Take Jordan DuVall, who in a nine-month span saw both of his parents diagnosed with cancer. In May 2019, his father was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and…

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#MyVictory: Jill Luttman

Jill Luttman has seen cancer her whole life. When she was young, she watched as her mother volunteered and ran marathons to help patients fighting cancer. In high school, her grandfather was diagnosed with lung cancer and eventually passed away. It was watching his battle that eventually led her into the cancer research field. “I…

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Third Annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer Reimagines Event Throughout August

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, announced the third annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer presented by Braswell Family Farms, a charity cycling event, will shift to a more personal experience throughout the month of August in order to adhere to North Carolina COVID-19 guidelines. The reimagined event will kick…

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Why We Ride: Susanne Carroll

From the moment she was diagnosed with cancer in March, Susanne Carroll looked to the future. “I was emotional and shocked,” said Carroll. “But after I processed the news, I set myself new goals and worked actively on them. I realize how much positive thoughts and actions improve the general state of mind.” One goal…

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Why We Ride: Dr. Lou Vaickus

Dr. Lou Vaickus has the same motivations as most who register for the Victory Ride to Cure Cancer presented by Braswell Family Farms. He’s dealt with cancer more than anyone should have to. His father had cancer, his father-in-law died from cancer, and he has a sister, cousin and three close friends currently facing the…

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