<!-- Image with unknown copyright status removed: -->The Lance Armstrong Foundation
) is a United States 501 nonprofit organization
that provides support for people affected by cancer
, founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong
. The LAF states that its mission is 'to inspire and empower' cancer sufferers and their families. The LAF also aims to provide practical information and tools for cancer sufferers via public health and research. The organization is based in Austin, Texas
Help for people affected by cancer
The Livestrong Guidebook is a companion for cancer survivors as they navigate the health care system. This two-volume set contains helpful information and journal spaces that help survivors address the physical, emotional and practical concerns they may have during the cancer journey.
Livestrong Survivor Care
At any point during someone’s cancer experience, Livestrong provides free, confidential support through education, referrals and counseling services.
They help with:
- Fertility Preservation Information and Assistance
- Financial, Insurance and Job Concerns
- Counseling and Local Resources
- Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Concerns
Programs and Partnerships
These survivorship programs are ways in which Livestrong is working to improve the cancer experience.
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