On Friday, September 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, ABC, NBC and CBS will simultaneously broadcast Stand Up To Cancer. This historic telecast will bring together celebrities from the world of film, television, sports, journalism and music to raise money for cancer research. Sheryl Crow, Charles Barkley, Melissa Etheridge, Halle Berry, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba and many others will be part of this event.
Skating legend and Olympic champion Dorothy Hamill will also speak about having breast cancer on Stand Up To Cancer. This will be one of the rare instances where she talks about having breast cancer and subsequent treatment. Her illness was announced soon after her autobiography A Skating Life: My Story, was released.