- By Joe Dangor
Mayo Buildings Light Up to Show Support for Stand Up To Cancer
On the evening of Sept. 5, Mayo Clinic buildings in Rochester Minn. and Phoenix be illuminated with orange, red and yellow lights to show support for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) A charitable program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, SU2C raises funds to accelerate the pace of research to get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives.
Mayo Clinic physicians Svetomir, Markovic, M.D., Ph.D. in Rochester and Alexander Sekulic, M.D., Ph.D. in Phoenix both participate on the SU2C melanoma Dream Team. Dream Teams are ccollaborative, multidisciplinary, scientific research teams that form the cornerstone of SU2C’s commitment to developing cancer breakthroughs. SU2C currently funds ten Dream Teams and an International Translational Research Team that includes 92 institutions worldwide.
Friday is also the day SU2C will broadcast its fourth star-studded, one-hour fundraising telecast featuring performances and appearances from top recording artists and celebrities. The live, commercial-free program will be broadcast on all major networks including ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC as well as HBO and Showtime.
Journalists: broll of the Plummer building in Rochester and the Phoenix hospital with the Stand Up To Cancer lighting is available in the downloads below.