We Listen

Research is the foundation of our work. We listen to cancer survivors, caregivers, healthcare providers and researchers on how we can better serve the cancer community.

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Our Priorities

Direct Services

We offer free personalized support to cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones.

Community Programs

We develop community programs to address the day-to-day concerns of survivors.

System Change

We partner with institutions and policymakers to change the way the world fights cancer.

Our Work

Helping cancer survivors and their loved ones has been our goal from day one. We believe in putting the survivor first, and that is why we created tools and resources to help ease the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.

LIVESTRONG Advocacy

- present

In the fight against cancer, we are stronger together. You are invited to be a LIVESTRONG advocate and lend your voice, your passion and your experience to improve healthcare systems for people affected by the disease.

LIVESTRONG Surveys

2006 - present

The LIVESTRONG Surveys help us learn from survivors, caregivers and loved ones what their needs and experiences are during and after cancer treatment.  

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

2007 - present

We partner with the YMCA of the USA to promote the importance of physical activity after a cancer diagnosis.

LIVESTRONG Navigation

LIVESTRONG Navigation

2004 - present

LIVESTRONG Navigation provides free, personalized support for the practical, physical and emotional concerns that people face when dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes

LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes

2014 - present

The LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes has a simple yet powerful mission: to reinvent the way cancer patients and survivors are cared for and supported.

LIVESTRONG Fertility

LIVESTRONG Fertility

2009 - present

LIVESTRONG Fertility is dedicated to providing reproductive information, resources and financial support to survivors whose cancer and its treatment present risks to their fertility.

LIVESTRONG at School

LIVESTRONG at School

2008 - present

LIVESTRONG at School offers age-appropriate lessons for grades K-12 to help educators teach their students about cancer in a way that is inspiring and empowering.

LIVESTRONG Guidebook

LIVESTRONG Guidebook

2007 - present

The LIVESTRONG Guidebook is a companion for cancer survivors as they navigate the physical, emotional and practical concerns they may have during their cancer journey.

LIVESTRONG Rally

LIVESTRONG Rally

2014 - present

No one should face cancer alone. LIVESTRONG Rally is a free app available on your phone or the web that helps a community of supporters rally around a patient during their cancer journey.

LIVESTRONG Care Plan

LIVESTRONG Care Plan

2010 - present

The LIVESTRONG Care Plan is a free online tool to help survivors develop a personalized plan for post-treatment care.

Community Impact Project

Community Impact Project

2010 - 2015

The Community Impact Project leverages a unique community-voting model for replicating proven, outcomes-based programs targeting people affected by cancer.

Big C Social Innovation Challenge

Big C Social Innovation Challenge

2014 - 2015

In 2014, the LIVESTRONG Foundation awarded 60 big thinkers with $140,000 for innovations and solutions that improve the lives of people facing cancer.

Cancer Guide & Tracker App

Cancer Guide & Tracker App

2012 - 2015

The LIVESTRONG Cancer Guide & Tracker App was developed as a self-navigation tool for survivors to electronically store and access information relevant to their treatment.

Survivorship Centers of Excellence

LIVESTRONG Survivorship Centers of Excellence

2005 - 2015

The LIVESTRONG Survivorship Centers of Excellence Network was developed to accelerate survivorship research and implement research findings to meet the needs of a growing cancer survivor community.

LIVESTRONG Promotores

LIVESTRONG Promotores

2007 - 2015

The LIVESTRONG Promotores program is a professional development program to provide Promotores the skills and knowledge to serve and connect survivors and their loved ones to cancer-related resources and support.

Critical Mass

Critical Mass

2006 - 2014

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance evolved out of the Foundation's commitment to address the unique and specific needs of Young Adults facing a cancer diagnosis.

Anti Stigma Campaign

Anti-Stigma Campaigns

2010 - 2012

The Anti-Stigma Campaigns were implemented in South Africa and Mexico from 2010 - 2012 in response to a global research study we conducted that showed that cancer stigma and myths were pervasive across communities, cultures, and countries. The Campaigns sought to reduce the stigma associated with cancer through culturally relevant and targeted messaging with the ultimate goal of contributing to a global model to address stigma and misperceptions to improve access to diagnosis and care.

Patient Empowerment Project

Patient Empowerment Project

2010 - 2014

The Patient Empowerment Project (PEP) was implemented in South Africa and Japan from 2010-2014 with the goal of supporting a comprehensive, patient-informed national call to action on cancer that addressed patient needs and issues at local and systemic levels.

LIVESTRONG Summit

LIVESTRONG Summit

2006 - 2009

In 2006, 2008 and 2009 LIVESTRONG invited cancer advocates and leaders to come together to discuss how to tackle the fight against cancer on multiple levels—from local communities, to national plans and international collaboration.

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The services are easy to find; all the people are incredible. I really feel like that’s why I’m doing so well right now.
‐Genny, mom, daughter, wife, colorectal cancer survivor