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Jun 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

A Lemonade Stand In Every State - Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Commemorates Alex's Lemonade Days Volunteer Weekend With Childhood Cancer Family State Representatives In All 50 States

 Following in the footsteps of Foundation creator Alexandra "Alex" Scott (1996-2004), Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) will invite...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

New SU2C-American Cancer Society Lung Cancer Dream Team Announced

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced the formation of a $20 million Dream Team to attack the number one cancer...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

New SU2C-OCRF-OCNA-NOCC Ovarian Cancer Dream Team Announced; $6 Million Grant Over 3 Years Will Focus on DNA Repair Therapies

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition...

Apr 16, 2015, 11:00 ET
Tony Goldwyn in a lung cancer PSA with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Tony Goldwyn Honors His Mother In New Lung Cancer PSA For Stand Up To Cancer

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), is increasing national awareness about one of the...

Apr 08, 2015, 09:11 ET
Standing Dog Interactive, an award-winning digital marketing agency in Dallas, TX, has named Bethany Smith as its new director of digital strategy. For information, visit www.StandingDog.com or call 1-214-696-9600.

Standing Dog Interactive Announces New Director Of Digital Strategy

Standing Dog Interactive, an award-winning Internet marketing agency in Dallas, TX, has enhanced its ability to provide innovative digital...

Mar 24, 2015, 13:10 ET

Stand Up To Cancer and PBS LearningMedia Announce Science Award Program for High School Students in Conjunction with Supporters Of "Ken Burns Presents CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES"

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and PBS LearningMedia  announced today The EMPEROR Science Award Program, an initiative that will encourage students...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

EHE International Joins Forces With Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech To Raise Awareness, Stress Importance of Supporting Research

A window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month featuring GRAMMY®-winning singer, Oscar®-winning actress, and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:17 ET
Bishop E.W. Jackson, Sr.

Pastors Kicked Out Of U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Over "Appeal To Heaven" Theme Of Meeting

The wall of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) in Washington D.C. says IN GOD WE TRUST, but apparently God is not welcome in the...

Jan 20, 2015, 11:11 ET
Standing Dog Interactive, an award-winning Internet marketing agency in Dallas, has strengthened its ability to produce quality copy for the company’s top clients with the promotion of Brian Medricka to director of content. Medricka will oversee the development and distribution of content, supervise copywriters and work directly with account managers and the director of digital strategy for clients’ overall satisfaction. For information, visit www.StandingDog.com or call 1-214-696-9600.

Standing Dog Interactive Names Director Of Content

 Standing Dog Interactive, an award-wining digital marketing agency in Dallas, reaffirms the belief that "content is king" with the promotion...

Dec 12, 2014, 15:42 ET

The ASSET Act of 2014 (H.R. 5872) Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives

The ASSET Coalition is pleased to announce that yesterday, Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) introduced legislation that will provide a new,...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Christina Applegate Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For Stand Up To Cancer And Cancer Treatment Centers Of America®

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA®) have collaborated on a new print, radio and digital public service...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:08 ET
Bishop E.W. Jackson, Sr.

Former Virginia Lt. Governor Nominee Launches National Movement To Protect Rights Of Christians

 Bishop E.W. Jackson, Harvard educated Attorney, Minister and last year's Virginia Republican Nominee for Lt. Governor has launched a national...

Sep 07, 2014, 17:30 ET

More Than USD $109 Million Pledged So Far In U.S. And Canada In Connection With Sept. 5 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

 More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock"...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:46 ET

East Bay Stand Down - 2014

The East Bay Stand Down (EBSD), a 4-day event, for homeless, needy and displaced US Military Veterans, returns to the East Bay, Thursday, September...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:40 ET

More Stars Stand Up To Cancer This Friday, September 5th - 8:00 PM ET And PT / 7:00 PM CT

 This Friday, September 5th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:27 ET
The Best Tablet Floor Stand (PRNewsFoto/Stand For Stuff)

Patent Issued for SwingHolder, a Fully Adjustable iPad Floor Stand

Stand For Stuff announced today that the U.S. Patent office issued a patent for its fully adjustable floor stand, the SwingHolder, a device which...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:05 ET

Historic Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer And Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Our most iconic structures represent not only the heart of a city, but the soul of its people. More than a dozen buildings and landmarks across the...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Hollywood Stars Align For Stand Up To Cancer Friday, September 5th

 The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador Jennifer Hudson appears in the PSA for Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech. (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Singer Jennifer Hudson Lends Her Voice To Stand Up To Cancer And Genentech In "Two Worlds. One Dream." Campaign In The Fight Against Cancer

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Genentech, one of the world's leading biotech companies,...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
Gwyneth Paltrow for SU2C. Photo by Kevin Mazur for SU2C. (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Stand Up To Cancer Returns To Primetime On Friday, September 5 For Its Fourth Star-Studded Broadcast

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a...