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Lmsarcoma Direct Research Foundation

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health

Mission: LMSdr funds LMS specific research, advocates for promising research, provides patient education and support, collaborates with other organizations and is a voice for the LMS community. We are the bridge between researchers and LMS patients.

Results: We have raised over 1 million dollars for research. Please see our website for the grants we have awarded.

Target demographics: patients with leiomyosarcoma (LMS)

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2000 LMS families

Geographic areas served: world-wide

Programs: Providing patient education, support and funding of promising LMS research.

Community Stories

28 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Rating: 5

LMSdr has been a tremendous source of information, support, guidance, and realistic hope since I was diagnosed with this rare and aggressive cancer about a year ago. It hosts a wonderful worldwide FB page for people and their loved ones who have this diagnosis. It is well monitored and a tremendous source of information and support. LMSdr does everything possible to help people find a cure for this rare cancer, including identifying scientific research projects for financial support, helping people host fundraisers, organizing a tissue bank and blood samples for research purposes, hosting seminars, providing recordings of past seminars, the list goes on and on. I have contributed greatly to LMSdr, and have encouraged friends, colleagues, and relatives to do likewise. A tremendous percentage of what LMSdr collects goes directly to LMS research. Their expenses are low as the organization is completely volunteer-run. I simply cannot praise LMSdr enough!