LaVonda M. Earley Cancer Foundation, Inc. (LMECF) is a 501c3 faith based, nonprofit, charitable organization. We are dedicated to helping patients, survivors, and caregivers touched by cancer.

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As a faith-based, nonprofit organization, our foundation is rooted in the belief that prayer changes things and leaning on one another is imperative to the process of dealing with cancer. Services are available to all regardless of cancer type, income, religion, gender, or ethnicity.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has important information about cancer. Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer can start in one place and may spread to lymph nodes or other organs in the body, such as the brain. When cancer cells spread from one organ to another, they are called metastases.

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. We can review Hematology/Oncology (Cancer) approvals & safety notifications at

If you are living with gastrointestinal stromaltumor (GIST), it's important to have information and support. connects you with help and resources along the way. GISTTogether is a trademark of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC and this link is provided to you as a convenience only. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and community to those touched by this disease. Connect with others for support, practical information, and answers to your questions from people with shared experiences.