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2011-05-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting the efforts of Stand Up To Cancer, Epic Records joins forces with Sony Pictures Television to release the soundtrack for SHOWTIME'S acclaimed series The Big C on June 7th. The Big C soundtrack is the ultimate collection of songs from and inspired by the ground-breaking series. Filled with the emotional highs and lows of a mother's battle with cancer, the series lends itself to a unique musical backdrop. Including the Score Suite and title...

2011-04-14 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is proud to announce Celebrity Ambassador Heidi Klum will be featured in a new public service announcement (PSA) that will appear first in PEOPLE magazine's World's Most Beautiful issue. Klum brings her supermodel glamour to the fight against cancer, posing in a grey SU2C sweatshirt in the PSA, photographed by Rankin. The highly-anticipated special issue of PEOPLE has a readership of 50 million and hits newsstands April...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

Service offers highest quality data from banked samples with lowest sample input. Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX) today announced at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 in Orlando, Florida, the launch of its second-generation OncoScanâ“ž¢ FFPE Express platform (formerly MIP Copy Number Service). OncoScanâ“ž¢ FFPE Express 2.0 offers enhanced...

2011-04-04 15:03:00

ORLANDO, Fla. April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today the second round of awards for its Innovative Research Grants Program (IRG), and named the 13 young scientists that will receive a combined total of $9.74 million over the grants' three-year term to conduct high-risk/high-reward translational cancer research. The grants were announced during an event at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting 2011. These grants serve to...

2011-03-21 16:37:00

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today its endorsement of the California Cancer Research Act (CCRA), a statewide ballot initiative that, if passed, would generate funds for cancer research in the state as well as tobacco prevention and cessation programs through a new a $1-per-pack state tax on cigarettes. SU2C joins a coalition of groups -- co-chaired by LIVESTRONG founder Lance Armstrong and former State Senator Don Perata, and including...

2011-03-17 08:01:00

Special performance by four time Grammy nominee, Keyshia Cole, in New York and American Idol finalist Kimberley Locke to sing the national anthem in Los Angeles Annual Event to Bring the Fight Against Women's Cancer to New York Times Square on April 30th Followed by Los Angeles on May 7th LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revlon (NYSE: REV), Lilly Tartikoff, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced today that Nate Berkus (Host of "The Nate Berkus...

2011-03-04 08:38:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Golden Globe® and Academy Award®-nominated actor and musician Terrence Howard appears in a moving window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month, encouraging viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer as an ambassador for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (EIF's NCCRA) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Donated by EHE International, the window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza...

2011-03-01 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Passage of laws requiring insurance providers to cover the costs of colon cancer screenings has stalled over the past two years and advocates are bracing to protect existing legislation in states that currently guarantee access to these lifesaving tests, a coalition of public health associations and medical professional societies reported today. The progress made in passing state-mandated coverage of colon cancer screening tests...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(TM) and GQ Magazine have joined forces, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, to bring together eight celebrity musicians and seventeen of the nation's top medical researchers, including two Nobel Laureates. Each pairing is a tribute to "scientific heroes" in fields like translational cancer research, Alzheimer's/neuro-imaging/prevention trials, heart disease/integrative medicine, autism, rare diseases, stem cell...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(TM) and GQ Magazine have joined forces, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, to bring together eight celebrity musicians and seventeen of the nation's top medical researchers, including two Nobel Laureates. Each pairing is a tribute to "scientific heroes" in fields like translational cancer research, Alzheimer's/neuro-imaging/prevention trials, heart disease/integrative medicine, autism, rare diseases, stem cell...