Latest Lance Armstrong Foundation Stories

2009-02-19 11:36:00

INDIANAPOLIS, LOS ANGELES, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of people surviving a cancer diagnosis may benefit from a new program being introduced today by a collaboration of health care providers, patient advocates, health benefit insurers and a biotechnology company. Journey Forward ( www.JourneyForward.org ), which is launching as a pilot program in California, Colorado, Maine, Nevada and New Hampshire, promotes physician and patient...

2009-01-26 07:00:00

Agency will also support the LIVESTRONG(TM) Global Cancer Summit to take place Summer 2009 in Europe AUSTIN, Texas, Jan.

2008-12-09 10:22:00

New World Cancer Report Released by IARC; U.S. Groups List Six Critical Steps the New U.S. Administration Can Take ATLANTA, Dec.

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Today the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) awarded nearly $1 million in grants to eight community-based programs across the U.S.

2008-11-11 06:00:21

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification, recognizing the organization's commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

2008-10-30 15:00:39

The Lance Armstrong Foundation's LIVESTRONG(TM) Young Adult Alliance will host the nation's largest conference on adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer, "This time it's personal - Using our collective experiences to advance young adult oncology," at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, Nov.

2008-10-08 12:00:37

Texas Children's Cancer Center today launched Passport for Care, an innovative Web-based application that provides childhood cancer survivors and their physicians with immediate access to a survivor's diagnosis and treatment history.

2008-10-06 18:00:36

The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) is proud to announce that its founder and chairman, Lance Armstrong, is the 2008 recipient of the American Association of Cancer Institutes' (AACI) Public Service and Advocacy Award. AACI will present the award to Armstrong on Mon., Oct.

2008-10-01 09:00:48

Today, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the world's pre-eminent cancer research organization which leads the National Cancer Program and the U.S. effort to reduce the burden of cancer, was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification.

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