On Friday September 10th, some of today’s biggest stars from film, television, music, and sports will come together for one of the world’s largest multimedia broadcast events and ask you to stand up to cancer. Stand Up to Cancer, a one-hour fund-raising simulcast, will air on CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, HBO, E!, Bio, Discovery Health, G4, HBO Latino, Showtime, MLB Network, mun2, Smithsonian Channel, The Style Network, TV One, and VH1, and you can also stream a live webcast. Musicians Billie Joe Armstrong of [lastfm]Green Day[/lastfm], [lastfm]Neil Diamond[/lastfm], [lastfm]Herbie Hancock[/lastfm], [lastfm]Kris Kristofferson[/lastfm], [lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm], [lastfm]Martina McBride[/lastfm], Ann and Nancy Wilson of [lastfm]Heart[/lastfm], [lastfm]Queen Latifa[/lastfm], and [lastfm]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] will be joined by George Clooney, Lance Armstrong, Christina Applegate, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sally Field, Cindy Crawford, Seth Rogan, Seth MacFarlane, Tony Hawk, and many more to raise funds for innovative research to bring new therapies to cancer patients. This year’s event is dedicated to the 12 million cancer survivors in America, and will show that with our help and cutting edge research cancer can be defeated. The broadcast will air in 195 countries, rallying the world with the message, “we can cure cancer.” The historic multimedia event begins 8PM EST &PST, Friday September 10th. For a full list of participants and to find out how you can help go to standuptocancer.org Full story and photo gallery on Radio.com

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