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C2C4C ride - Support the Swiss Cancer League
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About the 2017 Country 2 Country 4 Cancer Ride

After the great success of the first edition of the European Country 2 Country 4 Cancer ride in 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb employees from across Europe will again ride over 3’600 km from Germany to the UK. Along the way, they will ride through Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain, all to raise funds for cancer research and organisations that support cancer patients in Europe. Each of the organsations benefiting are members of the Union for International Cancer Control.

In this 2nd edition of the ride starting on 8 September 2017 and lasting 18 days, 78 European Bristol-Myers Squibb team members will be riding in 6 different country teams and each group will be performing a leg of the ride averaging 720 km in 3 days.

Raising funds for the Swiss Cancer League

Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Each year, there are 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide, and these numbers are growing. Within the next two decades, the number of new cancer cases is estimated to rise to 22 million.

This is why the team Switzerland/Germany – riding 720km across Switzerland and Germany – has chosen to support the Swiss Cancer League in its mission to ensure high-quality advice and psychosocial support for cancer patients and their relatives in Switzerland.

Encourage your colleagues, families and friends to donate, as cancer affects us all.

Who are the riders

The participants are novice riders, who have committed themselves to 5 months of intensive training to complete their portion of the ride. Some are cancer survivors, others have witnessed the devastating impact of cancer on friends and family. Their kilometers will help raise funds to fight against cancer by supporting the Swiss Cancer League, members of the Union for International Cancer Control.

About Bristol-Myers Squibb

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

About the Union for International Cancer Control

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is dedicated to taking the lead in convening, capacity building and advocacy initiatives that unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity, and integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.


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