Stand Up To Cancer - What We Do

What We Do

Stand Up To Cancer enables scientific breakthroughs by funding collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional scientific research teams and investigators. Thanks to the support of our dedicated partners and the entertainment community, SU2C is able to bring widespread attention to cancer research and treatments.

100% of donations received from the public support Stand Up To Cancer’s collaborative cancer research programs. This funding eliminates barriers to innovation and brings together scientists and researchers from multiple institutions and disciplines. This research strategy pushes forward big ideas and brings groundbreaking new therapies to patients in record time.


The ability of scientists to deliver the newest therapies to patients is a critical component of successful research. From immunotherapy to epigenetics to precision medicine, SU2C-funded research focuses on the most promising advancements in cancer treatment. Through SU2C, scientists receive significant funding that allows them to remain laser-focused on new therapies and cancer-fighting strategies.

Our diverse research models represent a union of science, technology, and medicine.

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By galvanizing the entertainment community and collaborating with supporters, SU2C creates awareness and builds broad public support for cutting-edge research that brings more effective treatments to patients, faster.

Images from past Stand Up To Cancer events and campaigns