yesterday at 19:58. Facebook
Why our cancer support services are free to ANYONE affected by cancer, including caregivers!

"For many, caring for a loved one provides tremendous purpose and fulfillment. It can deepen relationships and offer the time and space for connection where it otherwise might not exist. It seems that the goal, then, should not be to reduce family caregiving, but to reduce its burdens."

Who Will Care for the Caregivers?
01/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
"You feel wiped out and can’t seem to find an ounce of energy. This isn’t the “I need to get more sleep” feeling you sometimes had before you were diagnosed with cancer. It’s a persistent and distressing sense of physical or emotional exhaustion that doesn’t match the amount of activity you’re doing. It’s cancer-related fatigue." via Cancer.Net

8 Ways to Cope With Cancer-Related Fatigue
01/17/2017 at 20:01. Facebook
"I will be running the Austin Half Marathon in February with Team LIVESTRONG in honor of the 10 years of my father passing. Finishing will be a tribute to my father; to be a leader in my family and not let my dad’s name slowly fade away." - Tim Ellis

One Foot in Front of the Other
01/14/2017 at 20:11. Facebook
A great profile of our friend Alejandro Velez and Back to the Roots. It's been an incredible journey so far!

Man Who Survived a Terrorist Kidnapping, Cancer and The Bachelorette Becomes Successful Mushroom Entrepreneur
01/13/2017 at 22:24. Facebook
01/13/2017 at 20:05. Facebook
Another class of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA graduates - this one from Somerset Valley YMCA. Congratulations ladies! Love the yellow roses!
"Seeing our team members headed for the finish line to accomplish such a big goal for such a meaningful mission was something I will never forget."

Taking a Bite Out of Cancer in the Big Apple
Skip the lottery! Guarantee your spot today for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon by joining Team LIVESTRONG! Together we'll make it a weekend you'll never forget, and raise important funds in the fight against cancer. Learn more here: [ Link ] and get in touch with any questions.

Run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
In the past, palliative care was focused on hospice care and meeting the needs of those nearing the end of life. Now it includes care for people at all stages of life-altering illnesses. Learn more about what it is, how it can help and what questions to ask: [ Link ]

Palliative Care to Improve Quality of Life
Only a few days left to vote and help LIVESTRONG get selected as the #austingivesmiles #runlikethewindler charity. It could mean a big fundraising day for us at the 2017 Austin Marathon. Voting only takes a few seconds and you don't have to enter any personal info. Thank you! [ Link ]

Charity Chaser Voting 2017
Wow! Look at where this Pablove Foundation shutterbugs graduate ended up!

8-year-old cancer survivor charms on Golden Globes red carpet
It's been a rollercoaster ride for Kayla and her family. We're sending our strength and best wishes to her as she fights cancer for the second time. LIVESTRONG Kayla!
On this day 20 years ago LIVESTRONG was officially incorporated as a charity in the state of Texas. A big thank you to all of our donors, supporters, partners and all current and former staff who have made this possible. Here's to 20 years of impact, and many more to come!
"The most amazing aspect of the program was not the exercise. Instead, it was the other members of the class, each of them showing by example that lying down was just not an option." -
Martha Carlson, LIVESTRONG at The YMCA participant via CURE magazine

YMCA and Livestrong Offer Strength to Cancer Patients and Survivors
Reason for hope! But still more than 4,600 new cancer diagnoses each day. The need for support today is still critical! If you or someone you know is diagnosed, we're here to help: [ Link ]

US cancer deaths down 25% since 1991, report says
What better excuse to get healthy than to kick cancer’s butt and let it know that it’s not going to defeat you?

Three Easy Steps to Tackling Your Nutrition and Fitness After a Cancer Diagnosis
Seems like we all know that "chemo-brain" is a substantial problem for many after cancer treatment, but good to see more research to back it up. Have you experienced it? How long did it last? Or are you still feeling the effects?

Breast cancer patients report 'chemo brain' is a substantial problem
Our #LIVESTRONGattheYMCA program is all about healing the whole person, that includes emotional healing, sharing experiences and building friendships with other cancer survivors.
Starting the New Year off with some inspiration courtesy of five-year-old Bradley! #fightcancer

Cancer fighter Bradley Lowery wins Goal of the Month award
"When you make a donation to LIVESTRONG, your dollars ensure that this inspirational organization can continue and be there for families faced with the fear and uncertainty that comes with a cancer diagnosis. Your gift gives hope to families like ours." - Jen and Marty Hoeger, Jack's parents. Donate today: [ Link ]

Your donation helps cancer warriors like Jack.