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National Resource provided by LIVESTRONG

Program Details

Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, LIVESTRONG connects individuals to the support they need, leverages funding and resources to spur innovation and engages communities and leaders to drive social change LIVESTRONG SurvivorCare is a one-on-one support program to help cancer survivors learn about cancer and their fertility risks, address financial, insurance and employment issues and connect to new treatments in development. Fertile Hope is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility. The Sharing Hope program increases access to fertility preservation options for men and women who are diagnosed with cancer. Because these costs can be high and finances may already be limited due to cancer treatments, the LIVESTRONG Sharing Hope program has partnered with fertility centers and sperm banks across the US to offer discounted rates for these services. Also, has information on the Adoption Tax Credit and other programs and services to help increase access to adoption. The LIVESTRONG Guidebook offers guidance through the cancer experience from the moment of diagnosis, during cancer treatment and after treatment. The LIVESTRONG Guidebook Planner and Journal provides worksheets and calendars to help plan and keep track of the cancer journey. Visit LIVESTRONG.org/CancerSupport for these cancer resources and support services and more. The LIVESTRONG Care Plan is a tool to help patients work with their oncologist and primary healthcare provider to address the medical and psychosocial challenges that may arise post-treatment. By answering some questions related to cancer treatment, you will receive information about follow-up care, symptoms to watch for and steps to take to stay healthy. Go to www.LIVESTRONGCarePlan.org to learn more. The LIVESTRONG Challenge is the LAF's signature fundraising event. This series of walking, running and cycling events takes place in cities across the country, enabling anyone to support the LAF's mission to inspire and empower people affected by cancer. Yellow LIVESTRONG wristbands are available through the LAF's website, as well as through authorized dealers such as Nike outlets and Discovery retail stores. Proceeds support the LAF's efforts to inspire and empower people affected by cancer. http://www.livestrongcareplan.org/ is a free and easy to use program powered by Oncolink in conjunction with LIVESTRONG that provides cancer survivors with information regarding the health risks they face as a result of cancer therapies. Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance--designed to address the unique needs of young adults between the ages of 15 and 39. http://criticalmass.org/

Provider Details

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LIVESTRONG

 

LIVESTRONG

Address: 2201 East 6th St
Austin, Texas 78716

Contact:(866) 235-7205
Website:http://www.livestrong.org
Language(s):Spanish ,English

Last Annual Review: 8/15/2013

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1-800-ACS-2345.

Date Provided: Thursday, December 18, 2014