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ALF Liver Life Challenge: 28 Day Cycling Challenge

Ride 100 miles in 28 days for the 100 million Americans at risk of liver disease. Cycle around your neighborhood, a local park, or on a stationary bike, and help us move closer to our ultimate finish line: a world without liver disease.

Your Story is Our Most Important Message

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American Liver Foundation Kicks Off “Lend Your Voice” Advocacy Campaign This Summer Liver disease affects more than 100 million Americans yet federal investment in early diagnosis, patient access, better treatments and research lag far behind other diseases. This summer, American Liver Foundation (ALF) advocates will meet virtually and in-person with elected officials in their local cities and towns to share their liver stories and lend their voices to urge action. The Lend Your Voice campaign kicks off with a virtual advocate training on July 20th from 7PM to 8PM ET followed by local meetings in August. Whether you have...

NASH and the Roller-Coaster of Emotions

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David said, “Just three-weeks before my mother went into the hospital, we were celebrating down at the Jersey Shore. You would have never known she was sick.” About a week later, David’s family noticed her eyes had jaundice and took her to see a specialist. She spent a few days in the hospital undergoing several tests and was ultimately released. David said, “shortly after her release from the hospital, she experienced...

Dr. Robert Wong, a Passionate Advocate for Healthcare Equality

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Dr. Wong knew early in his training that he was interested in hepatology, specifically liver cancer. He said, “despite the availability of liver cancer screening modalities and effective treatment options, I was struck by how dismal survival rates were for patients with liver cancer so much of my early research aimed to understand...

1 in 4 Americans at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease but Many Remain Undiagnosed

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American Liver Foundation Launches Think Liver Think Life® campaign to Screen Nationwide The rise in obesity and diabetes in the United States is fueling a little understood yet life-threatening disease known as fatty liver disease, which affects an estimated 100 million people, many of whom are unaware they even have it. In its most severe form, fatty liver disease can progress to liver failure. To address this growing problem American Liver Foundation has announced a nationwide screening and public awareness campaign, Think Liver Think Life, launching this summer to test at-risk children and adults in all 50 states over...

New England Legacy Gala Honors Leaders in Biotechnology, Innovation and Philanthropy

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Recognizing Contributions to the Liver Community The American Liver Foundation (ALF) recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the liver community, fields of biotechnology, medical innovation, and philanthropy at the ALF New England Legacy Gala to be held at the Exchange Conference Center, May 5, 2022. The celebration will include a cocktail reception starting at 5:30 PM ET followed by desserts and a program. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to honor those making significant contributions to the liver community”, said Lorraine Stiehl, Chief Executive Officer of American Liver Foundation (ALF). “With nearly 100 million Americans...

Liver Patients, Families, and Medical Professionals Walk to End Liver Disease

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Liver Life Walks return in person this summer The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will host its annual Liver Life Walk beginning on Saturday, May 7, 2022. There will be 11 in-person walks across the country and one virtual walk. Nearly 100 million people in the U.S. are affected by liver disease. Liver Life Walk has been a signature event of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) since 1999. It allows people affected by liver disease to come together to raise awareness and funds. It also gives them the opportunity to support each other in a festive and inspiring environment. Funds...

ALF Marathon Runners Hit the Pavement to Fight Liver Disease

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As the Boston Athletic Association’s first official charity team, ALF has a long history in Boston. Since 1988, the American Liver Foundation Marathon Team has made a dramatic impact on the American Liver Foundation's mission to promote education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease....

ALF Liver Life Walk: Boston

We walk to create a better future for 30 million Americans with liver disease and the 100 million Americans at […]

ALF Liver Life Walk: Arizona

We walk to create a better future for 30 million Americans with liver disease and the 100 million Americans at […]