About LIVESTRONG/The Lance Armstrong Foundation
LIVESTRONG serves people affected by cancer and empowers them to take action against the world’s leading cause of death. Created as the Lance Armstrong Foundation in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, the organization is now known publicly by its powerful brand—LIVESTRONG— and is a leader in the global movement on behalf of 28 million people around the world living with cancer today. Known for its iconic yellow wristband, LIVESTRONG has become a symbol of hope and inspiration to people affected by cancer around the world. Since its inception, the organization has raised $400 million for the fight against cancer.
LIVESTRONG offers free, confidential, one-on-one support to anyone affected by cancer, regardless of type or treatment stage, including family, friends and caregivers. Assistance is available in English and Spanish. LIVESTRONG’s cancer navigation services include emotional support, information on fertility risks and preservation options, insurance, employment and financial information as well as help with treatment concerns. Get help online at LIVESTRONG.org/GetHelp or call toll-free at 855.220.7777.
LIVESTRONG offers lots of different ways that you can take action and join the fight in your neighborhood, nationally or globally. You can get connected with local LIVESTRONG supporters who raise funds and awareness in your community by hosting their own events. You can join Team LIVESTRONG by walking, running, riding or taking on a triathlon at events across the country. Or, join LIVESTRONG’s online community on Facebook or Twitter (@LIVESTRONG) to discover even more ways to take action in the fight against cancer. For more information, visit LIVESTRONG.org/TakeAction
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