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Stupid Cancer to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Stupid Cancer, the largest U.S.-based charity that comprehensively addresses young adult cancer, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell. Young adult cancer (ages 15-39) is largely unknown in the war on cancer, accounting for 72,000 new diagnoses each year. Young adults with cancer are an underserved population with limited resources, inadequate support and a lack of awareness and understanding from the larger community around them.

Founded in 2007, Stupid Cancer builds community, improves quality of life and provides meaningful survivorship for more than 20 million people affected by young adult cancer.

In honor of all those facing young adult cancer, Matthew Zachary, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and cancer survivor, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Stupid Cancer Media Contact:
Thea Linscott
(516) 322-4070
thea@stupidcancer.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
William Briganti
(646) 441-5012
william.briganti@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

Social Media:

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Stupid Cancer:

Stupid Cancer, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is the largest charity that comprehensively addresses young adult cancer through advocacy, research, support, outreach, awareness, mobile health and social media. Our innovative, award-winning and evidence-based programs and services serve as a global bullhorn to propel the young adult cancer movement forward. For more information, visit http://stupidcancer.org.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.