Chelsea Handler at the "Stand Up to Cancer" event (Photo: AP)

Stars Come Out for ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ TV Event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cancer is big, but so are the celebrities determined to help conquer it. Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sofia Vergara and Robert Pattinson were among dozens of stars who appeared Friday on the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon. “Let’s build a world where cancer is […]

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Clooney, Smith, Paltrow Join Star-Studded Anti-Cancer Telethon

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in September’s ‘Stand Up to Cancer‘ telethon airing on major networks. Other celebrities announced Wednesday include Denzel Washington, Renee Zellweger, Kathy Bates and Richard Branson. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lance Armstrong and Elizabeth Edwards were […]

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Armstrong, Wonder Join Anti-Cancer Telethon

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – Lance Armstrong, Robin Roberts and Michael C. Hall are among the celebrities affected by cancer who will take part in a TV fundraiser next month. ‘Stand Up to Cancer‘ announced Thursday appearances by other actors, athletes and musicians who have faced the disease, including Maura Tierney, Christina Applegate and […]

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‘Stand Up To Cancer’ TV Fundraiser Returns

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — ‘Stand Up To Cancer,’ a 2008 multichannel TV fundraiser that helped deliver more than $100 million for research, is returning in September. Leading the charge again is film and TV producer Laura Ziskin (‘Spider-Man‘), who is executive producer of the show and is undergoing treatment for […]

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