Blog - Stand Up to Cancer

Blog

Read our blog to stay in-the-know about the latest SU2C stories, community updates, and science announcements.

BLOG POSTS

October 2, 2019

Paul Rudd Dines Out With a Stranger In Entertaining Mastercard Campaign Spot

Bumping into an old friend on the street can be great fun — or super awkward. Just ask SU2C Ambassador Paul Rudd, who turned this premise into a highly entertaining cause-marketing spot produced by Mastercard, which aired July 9 on the MLB Network during the Major League Baseball All-Star game.

Read More
October 2, 2019

Flying High: SU2C’s Collaboration With American Airlines Soars as Thousands of Names Adorn One-Of-A-Kind Plane

Throughout July, American Airlines provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to add a loved one’s name on to the official Stand Up To Cancer airplane in honor of cancer patients and survivors as well as those who have passed from the disease.

Read More
October 2, 2019

Summer Sensation: SU2C and Major League Baseball’s Star-Powered PSA is Another Big Hit

Matt Damon, Jordana Brewster, and Joe Manganiello were among the Stand Up To Cancer Ambassadors featured in the latest collaboration between SU2C and its founding donor Major League Baseball.

Read More
October 2, 2019

Jim Allison: Breakthrough Documentary Showcases SU2C Dream Team Leader

He has long hair, jams with Willie Nelson, and is a tireless innovator in the fight against cancer. Now he’s the subject of a major Hollywood documentary.

Read More
October 2, 2019

Pediatric Dream Team Secures FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for New Immunotherapy to Treat Pediatric Blood Cancer

In August, the FDA granted “breakthrough therapy designation” for a new immunotherapy CAR T-cell treatment for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Read More
October 2, 2019

SU2C Breast Cancer Dream Team Leader Slamon Wins Prestigious Lasker Award for Breast Cancer Drug Taken by More Than 2 Million Women

On September 10, SU2C Breast Cancer Dream Team Leader Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD, with two colleagues H. Michael Shepard, PhD and Axel Ullrich, PhD, received the 2019 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for the invention Herceptin and its development as a life-saving therapy for women with breast cancer.

Read More
July 11, 2019

PATIENT STORY: Kathy Thomas

When Kathy Thomas arrived in Tallinn, Estonia, last July, she was celebrating more than reaching her goal of visiting her 100th country. This retired radiology technician and inveterate world-traveler was also marking more than seven years as a metastatic melanoma survivor. There was a time when the globe-trotting grandma didn’t think she’d make it to […]

Read More
July 11, 2019

SU2C AMBASSADOR Q&A: Brittany Daniel

We caught up with actress and SU2C Ambassador Brittany Daniel, who is best known for her role as Jessica Wakefield in the 1990s syndicated teen drama Sweet Valley High and her portrayal of Kelly Pitts on the CW/BET comedy-drama series The Game. 1. We often say that everyone’s life is, in one way or another, […]

Read More
July 11, 2019

Sixth FDA Approval Supported by SU2C Research

On June 11, Stand Up To Cancer announced the sixth Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a new cancer therapy supported by SU2C research. The recent FDA approval of alpelisib in combination with fulvestrant, is the first and only new therapy for a difficult-to-treat form of advanced or metastatic breast cancer in both post-menopausal […]

Read More
February 19, 2019

SU2C SCIENTIFIC SUMMIT 2019: CANCER EARLY DETECTION AND INTERCEPTION PANEL

By the time most patients enter treatment, their cancer is already well established, often making the disease much harder to treat. But what if the cancer could be discovered and treated before the cancer advances?

Read More

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Sign up to receive emails from Stand Up To Cancer.
   Please leave this field empty
Stand Up to Cancer

Thanks for signing up!
You will hear from us soon.