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Read our blog to stay in-the-know about the latest SU2C stories, community updates, and science announcements.


May 26, 2020

Inspirational Story Q&A: Catherine Mazzullo

“Knowing that Dom has already faced colon cancer makes me wary of how being exposed to COVID-19 could impact his health.” – Catherine Mazzullo, Wife and Caregiver

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April 29, 2020

Inspirational Story Q&A: Katherine Stuart

“I’m taking things I learned facing cancer to help support others who are struggling right now.” – Katherine Stuart, currently in treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer.

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April 24, 2020

Inspirational Story Q&A: Michelle Mallin

“The challenge for me as a cancer patient, is that my husband is a frontline healthcare worker.” – Michelle Mallin, currently in treatment for a rare metastatic sarcoma.

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April 16, 2020

Inspirational Story Q&A: Vanessa Delle Monache

“After all the time I’ve spent facing cancer, I feel like I’m an expert at social distancing. I understand why it’s so important.” – Vanessa Delle Monache, a two-time cancer survivor from Ontario.

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April 9, 2020

Inspirational Story Q&A: Dave Latham

Dave Latham, an employee at Stand Up To Cancer who is currently in treatment for metastatic cancer, says he has a lot to be thankful for, even amid the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 30, 2020

COVID Symptom Study App

This morning we are proud to announce an initiative that will both help scientists understand the emerging coronavirus pandemic and ensure the needs of cancer patients and survivors are being included as the research goes forward.

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March 27, 2020

Cancer & Coronavirus: A message from SU2C CEO Sung Poblete

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting our home and work lives, especially for the many members of the Stand Up To Cancer community who may be dealing with a current or ongoing cancer diagnosis for yourself or a loved one. And while the situation is changing rapidly, we thought it might be helpful to share a few resources from the medical centers participating in SU2C-sponsored clinical trials.

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March 24, 2020


“Attitude and luck really define my survivor story.” That’s how Doug Rozen characterizes his cancer journey, which began three years ago with what he sees as a lucky break.

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March 24, 2020


Before her life was tragically cut short by cancer, Monica Gautam was a highly successful woman. She earned an Economics Honors Degree in her native India, had a burgeoning career in the tech industry in the U.S., and was greatly respected and admired by her peers. But Monica’s greatest life success was in her generous spirit.

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October 7, 2019


In 2011, Don Konantz – an athletic, active 48-year-old, who loved participating in Ironman competitions – was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery, followed by drug protocols, hormone treatments, combination therapies and radiation.

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