Cancer Research: Eric Stronestreet

WCIA 3’s Alex Corradetti sits down with Eric Stonestreet, two-time Emmy® award winner and star of television’s hit comedy, “Modern Family” and Morganna Freeman, DO, FACP, Associate Director, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute.

Anyone who’s been touched by cancer knows it’s a battle that involves a community of family, friends, doctors, nurses, scientists and advocates. That’s why two-time Emmy® award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet, of television’s hit comedy “Modern Family,” and the new reality competition series, “The Toy Box,” is rejoining Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ready. Raise. Rise. to challenge Americans to come together in the fight against cancer and support the cancer community.

Eric has firsthand experience with being part of a cancer support system — he was there for his mother when she battled cancer twice in her lifetime. His efforts in the fight against cancer focus on educating himself and others in the latest advancements in cancer research. A recent Ready. Raise. Rise. survey of 2,500 adults revealed while the majority of Americans (88%) say cancer research is important to them, few (25%) are knowledgeable about a rapidly evolving area – immuno-oncology – which works with the body’s own immune system to find and fight cancer with the ultimate goal of improving survival and quality of life for people with various forms of cancer. Eric is committed to raising awareness of immuno-oncology research, while also bringing together a community to take action against this devastating disease.

He is calling on all Americans to take part in the Ready. Raise. Rise. challenge by visiting and showing support for someone…