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3 Cancer Research Accelerators Worth Watching

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 08.26.2015 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

In 2000, Douglas Hanahan and Robert A. Weinberg articulated the concept of cancer hallmarks as a foundation for understanding cancer's biology across traditional cancer types. Three initiatives built on that foundation now promise to accelerate development of more powerful life-saving therapies.

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.

30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.

Stand Up to Cancer: The First Six Years

Phillip A. Sharp | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Phillip A. Sharp

Six years after the launch of SU2C, there a strong feeling that we are on the verge of significant breakthroughs made possible by our much better understanding of the molecular mechanisms giving rise to cancer.

No Foot Too Small That It Can't Make an Imprint on This World

Aileen Roberts Routh | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Aileen Roberts Routh

From The Today Show, to the Apollo Theatre, telethons and fundraisers -- Avalanna never found a microphone she did not fall in love with. One of her greatest adventures was meeting Justin Bieber. In typical Avalanna fashion, she was completely unfazed by Justin's fame.

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.

Outpouring of Support Gives Hope Against Cancer

Lisa Paulsen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Paulsen

Stand Up To Cancer has raised $73.6 million for SU2C "Dream Teams" of top scientists at different institutions to help them get promising new treatments to cancer patients -- and do it fast.

Help Me Defeat Alec Baldwin in a Celebrity Smackdown!

Corbin Bleu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Corbin Bleu

Sure, Alec Baldwin is cool. Sure, Alec Baldwin is funny. Sure, Alec Baldwin has won every honor under the sun. But dammit, I am the guy from High School Musical, and I want to win.

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 ...