Because of a combination of public health policies, medical advances, and social reforms, the overall, age-adjusted cancer death rate has been falling since 1991 when it peaked at 215 cancer deaths per 100,000 people.
The SU2C–LUNGevity Foundation–American Lung Association Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team have developed laboratory models to understand the inflammatory process in the lung’s bronchial cells, and how that relates to early lung cancer development.
Two legendary literary figures, the late Lorraine Hansberry and the late James Baldwin are about to take to the virtual stage courtesy of Tony nominees Valisia LeKae and Daniel J. Watts.
LeKae is the executive producer of the project, which is an adaptation of Sweet Lorraine, co-written by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and Adam Mace.
Tony nominee Valisia LeKae, in collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Equity in the Arts and Culture Committee of the Brooklyn NAACP, presents Scenes From Sweet Lorraine The Play.
The women are sitting down together at Doherty’s California home discussing her stage IV cancer diagnosis.
Cancer pushes the limits of science, human will and perseverance. But when it comes to cancer care and the latest cutting edge research, not everyone benefits equally.
Research funded by Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research UK aims to increase innovative and effective approaches to treating pediatric cancers