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

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March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Symptom Tracker 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

PATIENT STORY

“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

HERO STORY

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

PATIENT STORY

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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October 7, 2019

SU2C AMBASSADOR Q&A

We recently caught up with the Days of Our Lives and Chronicle Mysteries star, who shared more about her personal experiences with cancer.

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October 7, 2019

MEET THE SCIENTIST: Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH

In 1974, Sapna Syngal’s parents made a huge decision to leave their native India and immigrate to Canada, dreaming of greater opportunities and a better life for Sapna and her younger sister.

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October 7, 2019

SU2C Dream Team Finds Maintaining a Lean and Stable Weight May Help Prevent Multiple Myeloma

Members of the SU2C Multiple Myeloma Dream Team have discovered that maintaining a lean and stable weight throughout life may provide the added benefit of preventing multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells that are part of our blood. 

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October 7, 2019

V-Foundation Convergence Scholar Tackles Treatment-Resistant Blood Cancer With Toxin Found In Diptheria

New research from a SU2C Convergence Research Team may lead to a breakthrough in the fight against several forms of treatment-resistant blood cancer.

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October 7, 2019

Immunotherapy Update: Early-Career Researcher Finds Appetite Killing Hormone Might Help Kill Cancer

Exciting new research supported by a SU2C Innovative Research Grant (IRG) early-career researcher has found that a natural hormone in your body that kills your appetite might also be able to kill cancer.

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