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2014-04-08 00:22:15

Research efforts will investigate approaches to develop novel immune therapies for HPV-associated cancers SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C's Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a research team dedicated to HPV-related cancers during a press event today at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held here April 5-9. The HPV and Anal Cancer...

2014-01-29 08:27:03

First Joint Project Involves a $20 Million Dream Team Grant for Lung Cancer Research To Be Awarded in 2015 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society, the largest voluntary health organization in the world dedicated to eliminating cancer, and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the charitable initiative supporting groundbreaking research aimed at getting new treatments to patients in an accelerated time frame, announced today an historic collaboration in the...

2014-01-21 08:25:53

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues her efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match Registry® while stressing the importance of research. NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be The Match and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have teamed up on a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Robin...

2013-09-26 12:25:16

Public Service Campaign Will Help Raise Awareness and Funds for Innovative Breast Cancer Research LOS ANGELES and PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), and The Safeway Foundation have collaborated on a second public service campaign featuring actress and SU2C Ambassador Marg Helgenberger. The campaign, entitled "Together, We're Creating a Brighter Tomorrow," is designed to...

2013-09-18 12:27:58

Translational Research Team Grant Will Focus on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Related Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation today announced plans to fund a collaborative translational research team grant focused on human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers. The SU2C-Farrah Fawcett Foundation Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Translational Research Team Grant will commit one million dollars...

2013-06-13 12:24:48

New Campaign Raises Awareness of the Importance of the Immune System in Cancer Prevention and Treatment LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) have teamed up to develop a new print public service announcement featuring NCIS star Mark Harmon. The PSA, entitled "I Am My Own Secret Weapon," is designed to increase awareness about cancer immunotherapy, which mobilizes our immune systems to...

2013-04-11 12:27:38

New Campaign Promotes the Importance of Skin Protection and Melanoma Screening LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) have collaborated on a new television and radio public service announcement starring Emmy® Award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, who tragically lost her brother to melanoma. The PSA is designed to increase...

2012-09-09 22:23:35

Public Responds to Emotional Call to Fund a New Pediatric Cancer Research Dream Team Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Organizational Donors, Philanthropists, Volunteer Teams and the General Public Come Together to Fight Cancer Stand Up To Cancer Telecast is Available Online at www.hulu.com/stand-up-to-cancer Donations can be made online at www.su2c.org and at 1-888-90-STAND (78263) http://www.standup2cancer.org | facebook.com/su2c | Twitter: @SU2C LOS ANGELES,...

2012-08-22 02:22:08

Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Katie Couric, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw Among Those to Appear in One-Hour Broadcast Show Executive Produced by Paltrow and Joel Gallen Event to Air Commercial-Free Simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, plus BIO, E!, ENCORE, HBO, HBO Latino, ION Television, LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), Logo, MLB Network, mun2, Palladia, SHOWTIME,...

2012-07-11 06:23:08

OSCAR®-WINNING ACTRESS GWYNETH PALTROW TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE WITH EMMY® AWARD WINNER JOEL GALLEN LIVE, ONE-HOUR FUNDRAISING EVENT TO AIR COMMERCIAL-FREE SIMULTANEOUSLY ON ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC AND CABLE 8:00 PM ET AND PT / 7:00 PM CT http://www.standup2cancer.org | facebook.com/su2c | Twitter: @SU2C | Tune-in: http://youtu.be/7O_P_Fr4S1E LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on two historic fundraising telecasts in 2008 and 2010,...