Last Modified: July 2, 2003
This award is is given by the Editors at OncoLink to the providers of the highest quality cancer information on the Internet. Selection is based on the particular emphasis we at OncoLink place on patients and families who empower themselves with reliable information about their disease. On a regular basis, the Editors at OncoLink will choose a website which is exemplary of this philosophy, and serves as a model for others.
The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF)
The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) exists to enhance the quality of life for those living with, through, and beyond cancer. Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, the LAF seeks to promote the optimal physical, psychological, social recovery and care of cancer survivors and their loved ones. The LAF works to define, refine and improve services for cancer survivors and to facilitate the delivery of those services-with a large dose of hope-to patients, their families, and other loved ones touched by the disease.
Jul 12, 2010 - Among U.S. high school students, the rates of those who had ever smoked cigarettes, those who were current users of cigarettes, and those who were current frequent users of cigarettes began to decline in the late 1990s, with a more gradual decline from 2003 to 2009, according to data published in the July 9 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.