Policy Priorities

Influencing Cancer Care through the Patient Voice

Despite increasing cancer diagnoses, cancer care hasn't kept up with these demands, leaving millions to face the complexities of cancer alone. We address these gaps by developing and improving healthcare legislation and promoting patient-centered approaches to care.

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We promote the right to cancer care through initiative that expand access to available drugs and technologies.


We advocate for sustainable federal funding so that the fight against cancer is a national priority.


We are committed to expanding healthcare delivery and payment models that advance patient-centered cancer care.

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Patrick Thiesen, Livestrong Advocate

Our Success

Cancer related advocacy has been a central focus for the Foundation for more than a decade. We have a proven track record of success in advancing patient-centered care.

National Action Plan Report

National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship Overview

In 2004, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Livestrong joined forces to lead a public health effort to address the issues faced by the growing number of cancer survivors living with, through, and beyond cancer. Through their collaboration A National Action Plan for Cancer...

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Our Partners

With partnering organizations, such as those below, and a robust grassroots network, we have been a strong voice for those impacted by the disease for over a decade.