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Sterling K. Brown talks ‘This Is Us’ series finale, importance of Black love stories

The actor referenced one of television’s most iconic series finales when describing the last episode of “This Is Us.”

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Sterling K. Brown Talks Using His Platform for Good as He Joins Campaign to Fund Cancer Research

“Giving someone your time is probably one of the greatest resources that you have,” says Brown, who is partnering with Mastercard and Stand Up To Cancer to help fund cancer research

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Community centers receive grants for colorectal cancer prevention

Two Boston community centers have each received $25,000 in funding from Stand Up To Cancer to boost awareness and screening efforts around colorectal cancer in underserved communities of color in Suffolk County.

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Ending Cancer As We Know It

An Interview with Sung Poblete, PhD, RN, Chief Executive Officer, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)

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Rapper Chuck D, SU2C team with PatientPoint to bring colon cancer screening message to the exam room

Rapper Chuck D is coming to a doctor’s office near you—with a reminder about getting checked for colon cancer.

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How a team of doctors is eyeing equity when it comes to colon cancer

“There’s lots of data that regular screening is associated with a mortality benefit, a mortality benefit of 20 to 30 percent.”

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‘I’ve Had Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer for 11 Years—Here’s What It’s Like Living With an Incurable Disease’

Elizabeth O’Connor was 31 when doctors diagnosed her with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The diagnosis came just two weeks after having her second child.

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New Research Says This Vegetable Could Cut Chances of Getting Colon Cancer—Plus 4 Other Ways to Reduce Your Risk

A study recently published in the journal Gut Microbes suggests that spinach affects your gut microbiota (or microbiome) in a way that could eventually lower your colon cancer risk by inhibiting the growth of polyps.

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Stand Up To Cancer – An Interview with Chris Draft

Lung cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the US. In this inspiring interview, we speak to former NFL player Chris Draft about his involvement in lung cancer advocacy, how to help raise awareness, and his collaboration with SU2C as a patient advocate.

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Common, Jamie Foxx among celebs standing up for clinical trials in star-studded cancer group’s pandemic push

Healthcare screenings and clinical trial enrollment were battered by the pandemic. But the well-known celebrity-backed Stand Up To Cancer non-profit, along with pharma and advocacy partners, has been working to reverse that and make up lost ground, by stepping up awareness campaigns.

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