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09.25.2010 Posted 9:51 pm

Jennifer Goodman Linn is latest inductee into the Energizer “Keep Going” Hall of Fame

Cal Ripken Jr. surprisesd cancer survivor and Cycle for Survival founder Jennifer Goodman Linn on The Today Show  and congratulated her on her tremendous efforts to raise money to find a cure.  Energizer released the following statement. "She is the founder of one of the fastest-growing cancer research fundraisers in the country. She has raised $5 million in just four years. She lives every day with unstoppable energy and enthusiasm, and she does it all while fighting her own battle…

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09.7.2010 Posted 4:55 pm

Self Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Lucy Danziger featured Jen in the editor’s letter

EDITOR'S LETTER   Women doing good by Lucy Danziger   August 27th, 2010   Feeling good about yourself from the inside out is what SELF is all about, and that’s what our special SELF Women Doing Good package celebrates: women who saw a need, decided to help and make a difference. I have closely followed the recipients of our WDG grants and become friends with several. One is Jennifer Goodman Linn, a 2008 winner, who turned her battle with a…

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09.4.2010 Posted 2:32 pm

Cycle for Survival’s progress is the focus of a ABC/MedPage Today feature segment

Now There's a Legacy By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: August 14, 2010 Jennifer Goodman Linn, 39, has been through five surgeries and six rounds of chemotherapy since 2004, trying to control the sarcoma that keeps growing in her abdomen. Goodman Linn has what her doctors call a rare form of a rare cancer -- an MFH sarcoma, also known as an undifferentiated high grade pleiomorphic sarcoma. It's remained confined to her retroperitoneal area, but, she says "it's…

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09.4.2010 Posted 2:13 pm

McKinsey & Company highlights Cycle for Survival on their alumni site

drug costs millions of dollars. We’re not trying to do that. We’re trying to fund research about rare cancers so that pharmaceutical companies see the opportunity to create new chemo cocktails, which cost just a few hundred thousand dollars.” The results speak for themselves. While most athletic fundraising events are down 10%+ given the economy, Cycle for Survival’s funds have doubled year over year for the past four years, making it one of the fastest-growing fundraising events in the United…

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08.30.2010 Posted 10:31 pm

Jen is Wall Street Journal’s Donor of the Day

Cancer Patient Gives Back in Cycle of Gratitude By Shelly Banjo Jennifer Goodman Linn has one main mantra: Just keep going. After being diagnosed in 2004 with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, the former Nickelodeon marketing executive vowed that if she survived she would do something to show her gratitude. This year, the 39-year-old looks to surpass $5 million in funds raised for rare cancer research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center through Cycle for Survival, a relay-style…

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Jen is a tour de force. Her courage – physical, emotional and moral – is inspirational, but it’s also her business acumen, experience and brains that make Jen so much more than ‘just’ an inspiration. She’s a formidable entrepreneur and leader who makes great things happen, not just for herself, but for the benefit of others.

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