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Phone: 925 820-4517
P.O. Box 741
California 94526
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Target demographics: late stage cancer patients of all ages, from all walks of life, with all types of cancer.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help us with the mailings for endurance event participants and fundraising appeals; do data entry; do a shift at one of our local fundraisers; support our patient advocacy program.

Geographic areas served: the USA

Programs: financial assistance (directly reimbursed to the cancer patient) for out of pocket expenses associated with clinical trial participation; assistance with identifying clinical trial options; community outreach and education.

Lazarex Cancer Foundation builds a bridge to hope, dignity and life for cancer patients and their families. We support all end stage cancer patients and the cancer community by providing assistance with costs for clinical trial participation, navigation through clinical trial options, community outreach and education. We are a resource for cancer patients who've been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up now.
Since Inception:
Our founders cover our overhead costs annually so 100% of every additional dollar received from our donors goes directly to our patients.

As of 12/31/12
Dollars expended on program services: $$3,633,303

Patients from 31 states and 6 countries with 64 different types of cancer.

Patients ranging in age from 4 to 83 years, from all ethnic backgrounds on 95 different clinical trials.

Provided patient advocacy for 1,977 patients.

Provided 177 patients with financial assistance and 80,938 days of life through participation in FDA clinical trials AFTER our patients were told nothing else could be done. THIS EQUATES TO 222 YEARS!!!

2012 Statistics for Lazarex Cancer Foundation

Percentage of donations applied directly to program services in 2012: 85%

Volunteer hours: 9,078 valued at $416,316

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I've volunteered and worked for many non-profits, and Lazarex is by far the best of the best! The staff, the patients, the volunteer base, and most of all the mission. They are a top notch foundation all around, and I am honored to be a part of it. "It's About Living... more »
I have a rare bone cancer called Chondrosarcoma. Three years ago, it progressed to the point of being inoperable and was spreading. My doctor at the time said I had five years or so to live. Thanks to Lazarex, I've been able to participate in several clinical trials of new drugs designed for my ... more »
I have raised quite a bit of money for various charities through the years. When I came across Lazarex Cancer Foundation, I needed to know what they were all about. I didn't want to ask people for money and not know what the cause was all about. My name is on the line here as well. People in my ... more »
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