Lend your voice, passion and experience to improve healthcare systems for people affected by cancer. We rely on passionate volunteers to help advance our policy platform.
One Voice Against Cancer 2023
Livestrong was proud to join One Voice Against Cancer for its Grassroots Lobby Day on March 7th in Washington DC. We had great conversations with our representatives about the need for support for the National Cancer Institutes and other initiatives. See our advocacy letter here.
Issues We Care About
Access to Care
Availability and Affordability of Innovations.
Engagement of survivors and caregivers in the development and implementation of treatment and support plans.
Adequate federal funding to our nation's leading research institutions
Sharing your cancer story with elected officials does make a difference. See examples of our recent advocacy actions below.
Highlights From Recent Initiatives
- Supporting CDC funding for chronic disease prevention
- Supporting medically complex kids and their treatment
- Improving access to clinical trials
- Closing health insurance gaps
Become an Advocate
Why I Advocate
"I thought I knew a lot about cancer, but all that changed when my mother was diagnosed. My mother’s fight made me realize that I needed share my story to advocate for better and more resources to support cancer survivors and their families."
Aimee Thorne-Thomsen, Livestrong Leader, OVAC Participant