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SU2C to Offer Training Modules for Nurses on Front Lines of Administering New Cancer Therapies

May 9, 2016 - In recognition of Nurses Appreciation Week, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announces the development of a series of Certification for Nursing Education (CNE) training modules by experts from Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing. The CNE modules will equip nurses with the skills and knowledge needed to manage the unique challenges and patient symptoms that accompany administration of emerging immunotherapies to treat cancer.

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Minnie Driver Joins SU2C, OCRFA and NOCC in New PSA

May 5, 2016 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) have teamed up on a new ovarian cancer public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring Academy-Award nominated actress Minnie Driver, who lost her grandmother to the disease.

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Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech Join Forces through “Be the Breakthrough” Campaign

May 4, 2016 - Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Genentech announced their latest collaboration “Be the Breakthrough”, a multi-faceted campaign focused on educating Americans on how they can each play a role in the fight against cancer, including screening and participating in clinical trials.

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SU2C Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” with $1M for Five Teams Through Philip A. Sharp Awards

May 2, 2016 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has awarded a total of $1 million to five teams of cancer researchers to advance “innovation in collaboration” among SU2C-affiliated scientists. Each team, consisting of researchers from different SU2C-supported “Dream Teams” or research programs, will receive a grant of $200,000 to support new research projects stemming from previous advances in cancer research from the SU2C community.

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Stand Up To Cancer Supports Innovative Research Grants for 10 Early-career Scientists

April 18, 2016 - Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced Monday that it is awarding 10 grants of $750,000 each to early-career scientists to support innovative, high-risk, high-reward projects in cancer research. The announcement was made at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, SU2C’s Scientific Partner.

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