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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 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 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...

May 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
Marcia Cross appears in the PSA with The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Marcia Cross Reunites With Stand Up To Cancer And The Safeway Foundation To Raise Awareness And Funds In The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

 The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have collaborated again to...

Apr 07, 2014, 21:30 ET

Stand Up To Cancer and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation Announce New HPV Translational Research Team Grant

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C's Scientific...

Apr 07, 2014, 21:30 ET

New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for...

Jan 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

The American Cancer Society and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Collaborative Research Effort

 The American Cancer Society, the largest voluntary health organization in the world dedicated to eliminating cancer, and Stand Up To Cancer...

Jan 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
Robin Roberts in the new PSA with Be The Match and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Be The Match® and Stand Up To Cancer® Join Forces To Launch A New PSA Campaign Featuring ABC's Robin Roberts

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues her efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match...

Jan 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
Samuel L. Jackson in the new PSA with St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Samuel L. Jackson Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For St. Baldrick's Foundation And Stand Up To Cancer

New Campaign to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancers St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a...

Nov 20, 2013, 11:00 ET

Stand Up To Cancer Gets Ugly This Holiday Season With Annual "Ugly Sweater" Campaign To Raise Money For Groundbreaking Cancer Research

'Tis the season to dress ugly for a great cause – fighting cancer. For the second year in a row, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is asking...

Oct 22, 2013, 10:00 ET

New Smart Phone App, Launched By SU2C, Enables Users To Honor Loved Ones Affected By Cancer Via Social Media

Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox and Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants Appear in New Public Service Announcement "Stand Up. Anytime....

Sep 18, 2013, 10:00 ET

Stand Up To Cancer And The Farrah Fawcett Foundation Announce New Collaboration To Fund A $1 Million Grant

Translational Research Team Grant Will Focus on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Related Cancers  Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah...

Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 ET
Mark Harmon in the new PSA with The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI))

Mark Harmon Appears In Stand Up To Cancer And The Cancer Research Institute's New PSA "I Am My Own Secret Weapon"

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) have teamed up to develop a new print public service announcement featuring...

May 30, 2013, 10:30 ET
Quincy and Rashida Jones in the new PSA with The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  (PRNewsFoto/The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer)

Stand Up To Cancer And The Prostate Cancer Foundation Launch New PSA Featuring Quincy And Rashida Jones

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will unveil a new print, broadcast and radio public service announcement that...

May 22, 2013, 10:00 ET
Marcia Cross in the new PSA with The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer.  (PRNewsFoto/The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer)

Marcia Cross Stars In New PSA About Prostate Cancer With The Safeway Foundation And Stand Up To Cancer

 The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have teamed up to develop a...

Apr 25, 2013, 10:00 ET
Heidi Klum strikes a pose for Stand Up To Cancer.  (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Heidi Klum Strikes a Pose for Cancer Research in Second Stand Up To Cancer Public Service Announcement

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is proud to unveil the second public service announcement (PSA) to feature Ambassador Heidi Klum, which will make...

Apr 11, 2013, 11:00 ET

Giada De Laurentiis Appears In New Public Service Announcement For Stand Up To Cancer And The Melanoma Research Alliance

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) have...