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Stand Up To Finish the Fight

Posted on August 12, 2014, 7:00 AM
Relay Stands Up

The American Cancer Society, in partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, is kicking off the 2015 Relay For Life season by bringing people together at hundreds of viewing parties across the country. These parties will raise awareness and funds for life-saving cancer research.

Find out why some of the attendees from across the nation Stand Up To Cancer!

“So no one has to hear “You have cancer.”
-Pat Guinane, Mclean County

“Our family has been affected too many times.”
-Marguerite Lorf, Troy, MI


“To spread the importance of screenings and awareness.”
-Irene Haskins, Houston, TX

“To continue to fight back for my nephew who lost his battle.”
-Stacy, Indianapolis

“I am a breast cancer survivor who has lost a mother and sister to cancer.”
-Julia Aker, Columbus, IN

“As a cancer veteran, I will do as much as I can to someday get rid of the disease.”
-Debbie, Burbank, CA

“I am standing up for the people who can’t anymore and giving hope to those who are fighting.”
-Becky Mehdari, Orlando, FL

RSVP for a Stand Up To Cancer Viewing Party!

Registration is $25 per person and includes a commemorative STAND UP TO FINISH THE FIGHT t-shirt, luminaria, and food. Special incentives will also be offered to the largest viewing parties, so stay tuned for more details!

Don’t miss the party, RSVP by clicking here!

“My friends, my mother-in-law and my son’s mother-in-law and for all of those yet to come.”
-Kim Witkovsky, State College, PA

“I am all-in and want to join the national effort to end cancer as a major health risk!”
-Tena, Macon, GA

“I am a 24 year survivor! I want others to know a cancer diagnosis s not a death sentence.”
-Patti, Troy, MI

“I don’t want my children to hear the words ‘You have cancer.” It’s time to finish the fight!”
-Dawn Ullmark, San Jose, CA

“I don’t want to lose more friends or family members to cancer. I don’t want my kids to lose anyone to cancer.”
-Loveda Jones, Mishawaka, IN

“My Aunt Rita. She died very young and very suddenly from breast cancer. She should have had more birthdays.”
-Sara Carothers, St. Could, MN

“After hearing the words ‘you have cancer’ twice, I’d like to find a cure so future generations don’t have to.”
-Caryn, Erie, PA

“My Mom is a survivor, my Dad lost to prostate cancer, and too many of my friends are affected by cancer and it must stop. I Stand Up for Hope!”
-Debbie Jeffers, Buellton, CA

“I am a 33 year breast cancer survivor and I want more survivors standing next to me. Let’s work together to make this happen.”
-Joy Finer, Miami, FL

“My sister was diagnosed with cancer twice when she was in her twenties. She was given less than a 50 percent chance of survival, but she is cancer free today—more than 30 years later. She’s my inspiration.”
-Pamela Murray, Virginia Beach, VA


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