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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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October 7, 2019

Paul Rudd Dines Out With a Stranger In Entertaining Mastercard Campaign Spot

Bumping into an old friend on the street can be great fun — or super awkward. Just ask SU2C Ambassador Paul Rudd, who turned this premise into a highly entertaining cause-marketing spot produced by Mastercard, which aired July 9 on the MLB Network during the Major League Baseball All-Star game.

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October 7, 2019

Flying High: SU2C’s Collaboration With American Airlines Soars as Thousands of Names Adorn One-Of-A-Kind Plane

Throughout July, American Airlines provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to add a loved one’s name on to the official Stand Up To Cancer airplane in honor of cancer patients and survivors as well as those who have passed from the disease.

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October 7, 2019

Summer Sensation: SU2C and Major League Baseball’s Star-Powered PSA is Another Big Hit

Matt Damon, Jordana Brewster, and Joe Manganiello were among the Stand Up To Cancer Ambassadors featured in the latest collaboration between SU2C and its founding donor Major League Baseball.

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October 7, 2019

Jim Allison: Breakthrough Documentary Showcases SU2C Dream Team Leader

He has long hair, jams with Willie Nelson, and is a tireless innovator in the fight against cancer. Now he’s the subject of a major Hollywood documentary.

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