Cross-Country Campaign to 'Stand Up To Cancer'

"GMA" kicks off a country-wide "baton pass" to raise funds for cancer research and treatment.
3:00 | 03/19/14

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Yes, beginner, we are inside because we're excited right now to be kicking off a massive cross country campaign to help fight cancer raising funds for innovative research to develop new treatments and save lives. Today's big event is called the baton pass. We get the baton actually here. The technology company siemen's is donating $1 to the stand up to cancer organization each time this baton is passed and that is an incredible dollar amount. The baton will make stops in major city as cross the U.S. In Los Angeles in September, that is where it will end up and the goal is $1 million and we have our very own human chain right here to get this thing going. All of our guests here and they are beautiful, love the pink hair. Love how you have bravely been battling it, as well, Amy and so everyone here has been touched in some way and we'll start the baton pass with you, my friend and keep it going. Do we have any music? Let's go. Again, this is going to be taking place all across the country. Speed it up just a little bit. There you go. Keep it going. I hear a dollar. There we go. There we go. Yes, yes. Keep it going. Keep it going. Keep it going and we should mention, stand up for cancer has done so much important work. Clab rathss along with the research with doctors there and their dream team coming together to find the best treatments that work. And the gts is a part of this tracking system. It has a gps tracking system that allows users to use a Facebook app to follow the baton's journey during its course of the campaign. Incredible. You can pass it. Take part in this. These are all overcomers that you are seeing, whether you face it yourself or a loved one or doctors or nurses, neighbors, all coming together because we are all in this together. You've been involved with this particular organization, robin. I have. For several years. Remember the big telethon they had to raise millions and millions of dollars. There's josh. Stand up to cancer and be the match and we have George sieamericasiemens and new york-presbyterian, the next wave of this journey so Greg is off with that to new York press by tearian. Thank you all very much. You guys are beautiful. Stand up to cancer, how are you doing, Amy? Every day getting a little bit better and you know you get knocked down again then you get back up again. You know how it is is this amen. So happy and proud of you. You can get involved in this important campaign and head to goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! To find out how you can help.

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