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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

July 29, 2008

Hollywood Takes A Stand & Unites For An Unprecedented Television Broadcast

An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists have banded together for Stand Up To Cancer (www.standup2cancer.org) the ground breaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate cancer research and bring new therapies to patients more quickly in order to end cancer’s reign as a leading cause of death. Harnessing the power and influence of the media, many of the world’s most renowned entertainers have pledged their full support for this historic, nationally-televised program, simultaneously broadcast live and commercial-free on ABC, CBS and NBC on September 5, 2008 at 8pm EST and PST. In addition, the Hollywood community has embraced Stand Up To Cancer en masse by supporting a host of creative projects across a wide array of platforms in an effort to ignite passion in the American people so they realize that significant advances in cancer treatment are within reach.
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July 15, 2008

MLB, SU2C Announce Groundbreaking New Campaign To Raise Money For Cancer Research

Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig accompanied by Sarah Jessica Parker and Sheryl Crow, both representing Stand Up To Cancer, announced a new campaign to raise money for cancer research tonight at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium.
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May 28, 2008

ABC, CBS, NBC Announce Historic Collaboration To “Stand Up To Cancer”

Stand Up To Cancer (www.standup2cancer.org), a new initiative to raise philanthropic dollars for accelerating ground-breaking research, launches today through an unprecedented collaboration uniting the major television networks, entertainment industry executives, celebrities and prominent leaders in cancer research and patient advocacy. ABC, CBS and NBC will donate one hour of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for a nationally televised fundraising event to air on September 5, 2008 (8 pm EDT and PDT), aimed at rallying the public around the goal of ending cancer’s reign as a leading cause of death.
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