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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Student Winners of Inaugural Emperor Science Award

January 28, 2016 -- A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program. The Emperor Science Award program is an initiative designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in science, specifically cancer research and care, through a unique mentoring opportunity.

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Transatlantic Dream Team of Top Researchers To Tackle One of Cancer’s Deadliest Forms: Pancreatic

November 6, 2015 - The Stand Up To Cancer – Cancer Research UK –Lustgarten Foundation Dream Team of top cancer researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom was named here today to launch a fresh attack on pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of cancer on both sides of the Atlantic.

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CVS Health Launches Second Annual In-Store Campaign to Support SU2C’s Groundbreaking Cancer Research

November 2, 2015 – CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced the launch of its second annual in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) that supports innovative cancer research that will help get new therapies to patients quickly and save more lives.

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MLB Embraces Its “Potential” in New PSA Featuring Childhood Videos of Some of the Game’s Stars

October 29, 2015 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is set to debut a new PSA campaign, titled “Potential,” in collaboration with SU2C founding donor, Major League Baseball. The moving PSA campaign offers an intimate look into the lives of MLB stars when they were young and developing their passion for baseball— featuring cancer survivor and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, as well as Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper, center fielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher David Price and center fielder Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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SU2C Makes $7.5 Million in Cancer Research Funding Available to Early-career Scientists

October 19, 2015 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is making $7.5 million in research funding available to early-career scientists who are pursuing innovative approaches to cancer, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced today.

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