The Livestrong Foundation states that its mission is ‘to inspire and empower’ cancer survivors and their families. The foundation also aims to provide support to guide people through the cancer experience. As of 2005, the foundation began phasing out its support of cancer research, and as of 2010, it no longer accepted research proposals.
In 2008, Demand Media reached an agreement with the Livestrong Foundation to use the Livestrong name to create a spin-off website, Livestrong.com (unconnected to Livestrong.org), a commercial health and wellness site, supported by advertisers.
For more information on Livesrong please visit: http://www.livestrong.org/