The Badass 50
Meet the women who are leading the way toward a better world.
Parade.com caught up with Couric to discuss how her cancer advocacy has helped her to manage her grief, what she wishes she knew as a caretaker back when her husband was sick, and her tips on how you can personally make an impact in the battle to eradicate the dreaded C-word.
To date, Stand Up To Cancer has raised more than $603 million, with every cent of public donations going to scientific research aimed at combatting a disease that claims one person per minute in the U.S. alone.
In 1997, Katie Couric’s life changed forever when her husband was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer, and then just four years later, her sister with pancreatic cancer. Now, 20-plus years later, Couric is working with Merck’s Your Cancer Game Plan to offer her younger self advice.
On April 18th, Stand Up To Cancer, Mastercard, and Marvel Studios announced their historic team up in the battle against a villain far greater than Thanos, cancer itself.f
An avid cyclist, 52-year-old Dave Latham was in the best shape of his life, averaging up to 100 miles a week on his bike and training for the annual Tour de Laemmle—a 135-mile ride that stops at all nine Laemmle movie theaters in L.A.
Chris Evans, Brie Larson and more of the Marvel gang are standing up to cancer in a powerful new video.
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Stand Up To Cancer is helping scientists make progress in one of the most important areas of cancer research today: expanding the use of autologous CAR T-cell immunotherapy beyond leukemia and other blood cancers to solid tumors, such as osteosarcoma and mesothelioma.