Latest Lance Armstrong Foundation Stories

2009-05-19 08:30:00

Participation for 10th Annual Event Jumps Nearly 30 Percent; Innovative Social Networking Application Enables Riders to Reach More People and Raise More Money AUSTIN, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite an unfavorable giving environment due to the current economic downturn, the Hill Country Ride for AIDS exceeded all expectations and smashed its 2009 fundraising goal, raising a record amount of more than $690,000.

2009-04-30 15:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The issues of cancer and the economy are converging in the Texas Legislature this spring, as our state senators and representatives vote on funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

2009-03-10 07:00:00

DANVILLE, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit, has been chosen as an official charity beneficiary of the Rock 'n' Roll Seattle inaugural marathon and 1/2 marathon on June 27, 2009.

2009-02-22 08:00:00

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2009 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition and Fundraiser NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb.

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.