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The Great Escape: Tumor-Suppressor Genes and Male-Female Cancer Disparity

Posted on January 5, 2017, 2:00 PM
The Great Escape: Tumor-Suppressor Genes and Male-Female Cancer DisparityLearn about one of our SU2C Innovative Research Grant recipient’s projects that is studying why cancer is more prevalent in men than women.

What Life Looks Like After Cancer

Posted on December 16, 2016, 11:52 AM
What Life Looks Like After CancerWhen American Airlines flight attendant Douglas Armstrong woke up from his second surgery to remove his cancer, everything in his life looked different, in the most beautiful way.

Survivor Contestant Adam Klein Shares His Story

Posted on December 14, 2016, 7:00 PM
Survivor Contestant Adam Klein Shares His StoryAdam Klein is a man on a mission. After losing his mother to lung cancer, he chose to bring meaning to his family’s tragedy by raising funds for SU2C’s groundbreaking lung cancer research.

Don’t Say “Cancer” & Other Thoughts From a Three-Time Survivor

Posted on December 13, 2016, 1:00 PM
Don’t Say “Cancer” & Other Thoughts From a Three-Time SurvivorMaria Boschetti might have a real-life guardian angel. First diagnosed at age 25, this three-time breast cancer survivor beat the odds again and again—and she never gave up.

Oncology Nurses Get Ugly and Fight Cancer

Posted on December 9, 2016, 12:00 PM
Oncology Nurses Get Ugly and Fight CancerWhat started as a holiday get together for co-workers, friends and family has turned into an annual Chicago event benefiting SU2C that hundreds of people look forward to each year.

The Story Behind SU2C Jewelry Line Golden Thread

Posted on November 21, 2016, 5:00 PM
The Story Behind SU2C Jewelry Line Golden ThreadGolden Thread has found a perfect way to create jewelry that honors each person’s personal connection to cancer. Learn more about how this company teamed up with SU2C!

Why I’m Thankful for Cancer Research

Posted on November 17, 2016, 2:00 PM
Why I’m Thankful for Cancer ResearchNancy Kinman knows just how important cancer research is in the fight to end cancer. She shares her #howIfight story and why she's thankful for research that's saving lives.

More Than Just A Game: A Cubs Fan Shares His Story

Posted on November 3, 2016, 3:30 PM
More Than Just A Game: A Cubs Fan Shares His StoryIn the face of cancer, the Cubs gave lifelong fans Kevin Waskelis and his dad Bill something to celebrate.

The Moment This Cancer Survivor Never Wants To Forget

Posted on October 21, 2016, 10:15 AM
The Moment This Cancer Survivor Never Wants To ForgetCancer survivor Rodney Bostick shares his #HowIFight story and the one moment he hopes to never forget.

Immunotherapy in early stage lung cancer shows promise in a clinical trial supported in part by SU2C

Posted on October 10, 2016, 4:00 PM
Immunotherapy in early stage lung cancer shows promise in a clinical trial supported in part by SU2CCheckpoint inhibition is a form of immunotherapy that releases the anti-cancer function of patients’ own immune cells. It’s transformed the treatment of a number of cancers. Patrick Forde, MBBCh, assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, reported promising data from a study of nivolumab (Opdivo), a checkpoint inhibitor, in early-stage lung cancer at the 2016 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Oct. 7.