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Read the latest Stand Up To Cancer press releases and announcements to see how we are making an impact.

PRESS RELEASES

October 7, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer Congratulates Dr. William G. Kaelin, Jr., SU2C Scientific Leader for 2019 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today congratulated William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD, member of the SU2C Scientific Advisory Committee (SU2C SAC), on receiving the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for his discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
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October 3, 2019

TGen-HonorHealth Clinical Trial Shows Tumor Shrinkage in 71 percent of Patients with Late-Stage Pancreatic Cancer

Adding a drug that targets a molecular vulnerability in pancreatic cancer could provide substantial benefit to patients, according to a clinical trial study by the HonorHealth Research Institute and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope.
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September 20, 2019

American Airlines and Stand Up To Cancer Team Up With Hyatt, Universal Orlando Resort to Give Families Affected by Cancer with Weekend to Remember

Today marks the inaugural flight of the American Airlines official Stand Up To Cancer Airbus 321 that features 22,627 names of cancer survivors, patients and those we have lost to cancer. Names were submitted by the public throughout the month of July, all of whom donated $25 or more to have their loved one’s name added to the plane, resulting in more than $825,000 for cancer research.
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September 16, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer Launches Two Research Teams To Accelerate Clinical Trials for Triple-negative Breast Cancer and Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is launching teams of experts to lead innovative attacks on two types of cancer that have defied conventional treatment: triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) in women and metastatic prostate cancer in men.
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September 11, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer Hails Dr. Dennis J. Slamon, Pioneer In Modern Treatment of Breast Cancer and Leader SU2C Breast Cancer Dream Team

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) congratulates Dennis J. Slamon, MD, PhD, leader of the SU2C Breast Cancer Dream Team, on receiving the 2019 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for his development of Herceptin, a targeted treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer.
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August 7, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer And Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer Announce Postdoctroal Convergence Scholar Fellowship Award Recipients

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) today announced five Convergence Scholar Fellowship Award recipients. These early career investigators will work with leading experts in physical and biomedical science to better understand the interplay between the immune system and cancers as they develop.
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July 9, 2019

Make Some Time and Start Something Priceless with Mastercard and Stand Up To Cancer

The opposing All-Star managers are coming together to encourage people to dine out with long lost friends, family, teammates - or really anyone - and remind them to make sure they bring a Mastercard so together we can support cancer research. For the 10th consecutive year, Mastercard is collaborating with SU2C and inviting cardholders to give back through the simple act of dining out.
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July 9, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer & Major League Baseball Launch New PSA For Celebration Of 11 Years Of Collaboration – And “For All The Moments We Stand Up”

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is set to launch a brand new public service announcement (PSA) campaign in collaboration with founding donor, Major League Baseball (MLB).
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July 1, 2019

Add A Name To A Plane: American Airlines Aims To Raise Valuable Funding For Stand Up To Cancer With Plane Naming Campaign

American Airlines will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to add a loved one’s name to one of its planes in honor of those who are cancer survivors, current cancer fighters and those who lost their battle with cancer.
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June 12, 2019

Drs. Carpten and Pettigrew Are Named to Stand Up To Cancer Scientific Advisory Committee

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) with its Scientific Partner, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), announced two new members of the SU2C Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC): John D. Carpten, PhD, director of the Institute of Translational Genomics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), and Roderic I. Pettigrew, PhD, MD, chief executive officer of Engineering Health (EnHealth) and executive dean for Engineering Medicine (EnMed), at Texas A&M University.
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