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


January 4, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer notes the passing of Waun Ki Hong, MD

Waun Ki Hong, MD, renowned medical oncologist, physician-scientist, innovator and a scientific leader of Stand Up To Cancer, died Jan. 2, 2019, at age 76. Dr. Hong served as a member of the SU2C Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) since its inception in 2008, as well as chairperson or member of SU2C research team review committees.
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December 12, 2018

PEOPLE Celebrates 23 Years Hosting the SAG Awards® Post-Awards Gala to Honor Actors’ Charitable Endeavors

Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE will once again host the official SAG Awards® Post-Awards Gala, to be held immediately following the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday, January 27, 2019, in Los Angeles on a transformed Shrine Auditorium stage. This is the 23rd year that PEOPLE has hosted the Gala, which honors the charitable efforts of actors in their communities.
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November 27, 2018

American Airlines Donates $500,000 to Stand Up To Cancer on Giving Tuesday

American Airlines is donating $500,000 to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, in recognition of the generosity of its customers.
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November 20, 2018

The Pancreatic Cancer Collective awards $7 million in first-round “New Therapies Challenge” Grants

The Pancreatic Cancer Collective, the strategic partnership of the Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), has awarded a total of $7 million in first-round “New Therapies Challenge” grants to seven teams of top cancer researchers to explore new pancreatic cancer treatments, the American Association for Cancer Research, the Scientific Partner of SU2C, announced today. Each team will receive up to $1 million in initial funding, with $4 million per team for clinical studies awaiting the most successful projects in the second round.
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October 29, 2018

Stand Up To Cancer Announces Fundraising Campaign at CVS Pharmacy Locations Nationwide

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today announced the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, as part of its national collaboration with CVS Health. The in-store fundraising campaign will help SU2C’s ongoing efforts to turn every cancer patient into a long-term survivor and will run from October 28 – November 17. CVS Health colleagues and customers have raised more than $20 million for Stand Up To Cancer since 2014.
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October 1, 2018

Stand Up To Cancer Hails Nobel Prize for Dr. James Allison, Pioneer of Immunology and a Leader of SU2C-Cancer Research Institute Immunology Dream Team

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today congratulated James P. Allison, PhD, leader of the SU2C-Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Cancer Immunology Dream Team, on receiving the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for his groundbreaking work that enables the human immune system to fight cancer.
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September 26, 2018

Blackburn, DuBois, and Helman named new vice-chairs of SU2C Scientific Advisory Committee

Three new vice-chairs of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) were announced today by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the Scientific Partner of SU2C.
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September 9, 2018

With More Than $123.6 Million Pledged So Far in U.S. and Canada in Connection with the Sept. 7 Telecast, Stand Up To Cancer Has Its Best-Ever Fundraising Special

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today announced more than $123.6 million has been pledged collectively so far in connection with the star-studded Sept. 7 “roadblock” fundraising telecast in the United States and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research programs utilizing SU2C’s scientific oversight in both the United States and Canada.
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September 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic Physicians Receive Stand up to Cancer Catalyst Award for Melanoma Research

Mayo Clinic physicians Matthew Block, MD, PhD and Tina Hieken, MD, have received a Stand up to Cancer (SU2C) Catalyst Award to fund melanoma research and a neoadjuvant clinical trial.
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September 5, 2018

More Stars Come Together for Stand Up To Cancer Telecast on Friday, September 7— 8:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT

Stand Up To Cancer’s sixth biennial telecast on Friday, September 7th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) has added more names to its star-studded lineup. Jason Bateman, Beth Behrs, Julie Bowen, Josh Brolin, Kaley Cuoco, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Jon Hamm, Mark Harmon, Sarah Hyland, Adam Klein, Tyler Labine, Diego Luna, Sonequa Martin-Green, Dave Price, Keanu Reeves, Tracee Ellis Ross, Winona Ryder, Jimmy Smits, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Bree Turner, Sofia Vergara and Marlon Wayans are coming together in the fight against cancer.
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