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Lance Armstrong and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Carmona Announce National Call to Action in the War Against Cancer
Date:1/18/2008

uld be. The Surgeons General Collective will therefore develop a National Call to Action on Cancer Prevention and Survivorship, outlining a battle plan for the new war on cancer. I look forward to working with the LAF and other leaders to gather their insights and evaluate the best available science in cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and access to services."

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York joined Lance and Dr. Carmona in discussing the need for a national strategy.

"Putting aside partisanship and politics and taking the best ideas from both sides is key to solving many of our nation's most serious challenges -- and it's particularly critical when it comes to addressing matters of public health. Lance continues to set the pace in all he does, and I am pleased to count myself a supporter," Mayor Bloomberg said.

To highlight an Austin-area success story, Seton CEO Charles Barnett led Lance, Mayor Bloomberg and Dr. Carmona on a tour of Shivers Cancer Center at Brackenridge Hospital, part of the Seton Family of Hospitals. Shivers Cancer Center serves the uninsured and members of the community who might not otherwise be able to obtain treatment. The LAF has supported Seton's Cancer Care programs with more than $50,000 in grants. Mr. Barnett also demonstrated Brackenridge Hospital's CyberKnife, one of four robotic devices in the state

that provides radiation therapy and allows physicians to destroy tumors without invasive surgery.

About the Lance Armstrong Foundation: The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) unites people to fight cancer, believing that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. We provide the practical information and tools people battling cancer need to live life on their own terms. We take aim at the gap between what is known and what is done to prevent death and suffering due to cancer. We engage the public at large to pursue an agenda focused on preventing cancer, ensuring a
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