Pelotonia Funded Research

Pelotonia, the annual grassroots bicycle tour established in 2009 to raise money for cancer research at the OSUCCC – James, has generated more than $147 million through rider pledges and donations. Thanks to the generous underwriters of the event, every dollar raised by riders since Pelotonia began goes to help our more than 300 researchers translate scientific discoveries to innovative patient care and prevention strategies that contribute to Pelotonia's single goal of ending cancer. The 2017 Pelotonia Investment Report summarizes how Pelotonia funds have been distributed over the event’s first eight years.

Pelotonia funds support a variety of projects related to cancer diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial issues and prevention. They also provide a research fellowship program for students, idea grants for teams of faculty researchers, new and upgraded technologies to aid research, and support for work by researchers newly recruited to Ohio State.

Pelotonia Fellowship Program

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Idea Grants

Discover information about the latest Pelotonia-funded Idea Grants that aim to improve prevention, detection and treatment for individual cancers.

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Statewide Colon Cancer Initiative

Access information about the Ohio Colorectal Cancer Prevention Initiative (OCCCPI), a state-wide initiative to reduce illness & death due to colorectal cancer.

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Statewide Lung Cancer Initiative

Known as “Beating Lung Cancer - in Ohio” (BLC-IO), this new statewide lung cancer clinical research initiative is supported by a $3 million grant from Pelotonia.

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Statewide Endometrial Cancer Initiative

OPTEC (Ohio Prevention and Treatment of Endometrial Cancer) is a statewide initiative to help identify women with endometrial cancer who may be at risk for other types of cancers due to their genetic makeup, and to help match women with endometrial cancer to the best treatment options for their particular cancer.

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Equipment and Technologies

Learn about how funds generated from Pelotonia have provided cancer researchers the equipment and technologies needed to create a cancer-free world.

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Recruitment

Discover how funds generated from Pelotonia have enabled the OSUCCC – James to recruit and retain some of the brightest minds in cancer research.

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