About Prevent Cancer Foundation
The Prevent Cancer Foundation was started in 1985. Today, it is one of the nation's leading health organizations and has catapulted cancer prevention to prominence. Through healthy lifestyle choices, you can reduce your risk of breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, oral, prostate, skin and testicular cancers.
Since its inception the Foundation has provided more than $106 million in support of cancer prevention and early detection research, education and community outreach programs. The Foundation's peer-reviewed grants have been awarded to more than 300 scientists from more than 150 of the leading academic medical centers nationwide. This research has been pivotal in developing a body of knowledge that is the basis for important cancer prevention and early detection strategies. For more information, please visit www.preventcancer.org.
Stand Up To Cancer
The Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) initiative raises awareness and funds to accelerate ground-breaking research that will get new therapies to patients quickly. Launched in May of 2008, SU2C is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and draws on the industry's resources in the fight against the disease as never before. On September 5, ABC, CBS, and NBC donated airtime for the first-ever three-network simultaneous broadcast of a fundraising special aimed at rallying the public around the goal of defeating cancer. SU2C's "Dream Team" approach will eliminate barriers that often inhibit creativity and collaboration in cancer research, by enabling the best and brightest sc
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