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Lance Armstrong Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Grants
Date:12/6/2007

LAF Funding Supports Cancer Research and Community-Based Initiatives

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) recently awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to support community-based cancer survivorship initiatives across the country.

The LAF's latest round of grant funding includes approximately $162,000 to six cancer survivorship community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects. In addition, the LAF also awarded $1.4 million to 15 community-based non-profit organizations for cancer survivorship programs.

"Through our grant program, the LAF focuses on improving quality of life for people affected by cancer," said Suzanne Kho, director of grants for the LAF. "We are delighted to support community organizations and researchers at institutions across the country in their efforts to help cancer survivors face the challenges and changes that come with cancer."

The LAF-funded cancer survivorship CBPR studies will enable the development of community and academic research partnerships to identify and address survivorship issues. Through its research program, the LAF builds on the body of knowledge and services focused on improving the quality of life for cancer survivors across physical, psychosocial and practical challenges. The Foundation aims to fund research that meets the needs of underserved populations and encourages and supports the efforts of both established and young investigators in the early stages of their research careers.

Through its community program, the LAF awards grants in the areas of physical activity and nutrition, emotional support, education and practical issues of cancer survivorship. Examples include projects that support siblings as shadow survivors, provide comprehensive physical activity and nutritional activities for on-treatment patients, address the needs of African American breast cancer survivors, support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender cancer sur
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