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.Read Our Policy Platform
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.
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.
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...