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The Ice Bucket Halo

Robin L. Smith | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Robin L. Smith

I think there's a remarkable ice-bucket halo effect rippling across social media, one that is truly exciting for anyone who runs a healthcare charity. Every single day I see a new healthcare challenge popping up somewhere. People are inspired. They feel connected like never before.

Between the Lines of Stand Up 2 Cancer

Mike Craycraft | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Craycraft

The show had one purpose and that was to raise money and not to address other issues in the cancer continuum. The questions raised in my mind while watching the show were just from me reading between the lines.

Keep Going -- We Believe in You

Nancy Sharp | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Sharp

Among all the lessons borne from losing my husband to cancer, the one I see clearest is this: The best way to memorialize a loved one is to choose life. When life feels hard, I tell myself to keep going. I tell my children the same thing.

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - National Day of Courage on Rosa Parks' Birthday

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

The first Day of Courage is taking place on Monday, Feb. 4, which would have been Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. Rosa had courage in excess although she probably didn't realize it until the support for her rose up from multitudes of individuals.

A Movement to Fight HPV Throat Cancer

Pamela Tom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Tom

Strong, active men like Jeff won't think to seek medical help when they feel a lump in their throat or have difficulty swallowing. Public education will hopefully change that.

PHOTOS: #IStandUpFor Cancer Photo Contest Asks Who You Stand Up For

Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Nearly 1,640,000 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2012 -- that's almost 4,500 a day. Every day, more than 1,500 Americans die from the disease. ...

Here's My Cancer Story, What's Yours?

Nancy Sharp | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women
Nancy Sharp

This is what I understand: My story may be unique to me but the human experiences of loss and life and love are as universal as the stars.

In Memory of Laura Ziskin: Her Legacy Lives On Through Stand Up to Cancer

Sherry Lansing | Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact
Sherry Lansing

The courage and immediacy that Laura infused into everything she did continues to live on in all of us at Stand Up to Cancer. Because Laura Ziskin asked the question "why?" and acted on it, cancer research today is being done differently, all for the benefit of patients.

Emma Stone Remakes 'Star Wars'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

There is a whole Empire-sized army in outrage over changes made by George Lucas to the "Star Wars" special edition Blu-ray discs, with a literal and f...

Stand Up To Cancer Telethon: Stars Unite For Fundraiser (Live Stream)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Following up the success of the inaugural 2008 Stand Up To Cancer Telethon, which raised $100 million for cancer research, the third annual fundraiser...


John Koch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Koch

Just like on The Flintstones, when we married men get together, we often complain and groan about the mother-in-law, if for nothing else, than it's a ...

Stephen Bruton's Trip Around the Sun

Bill Paxton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Paxton

On May 9th, Stephen Bruton became one of the 1,500 people that die everyday from cancer. That's a mind-numbing statistic. Unfortunately such statistics can go ignored.

Stand Up to Cancer: My Story

Joanna Rudnick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Rudnick

When I was 27 years old, four words changed my life: "Positive for a deleterious mutation." Translated into English, that meant I was carrying the mutated gene that triggered the breast and ovarian cancer suffered by my mother, grandmother and great aunts.

Stand Up To Cancer - Interview With Laura Ziskin

Sean Morrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sean Morrow

On the evening of September 5, 2008, all three major networks will be broadcasting the same content. The rare simulcast will be a telethon for Stand ...