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Raising Awareness in Memory of Dad
June 3, 2024

After losing their father to liver cancer just three months after being diagnosed, Kate, John and Patrick Bayeux decided to channel their grief into raising awareness about liver disease and eliminating negative stigmas. To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of their father’s passing, the three siblings ran the 2024 New York City Half Marathon together and raised more than $10,000 for ALF this year!

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A Legendary Mission to Raise Public Awareness 
April 22, 2024

After his father passed away from liver cancer in 1999, Jim made it his mission to raise public awareness of liver disease and raise funds for liver disease research by running marathons in his memory. This year, as Jim approaches his 300th marathon, he has challenged himself to raise $100,000 for ALF. Read about Jim's legendary mission and how he hopes to change the face of liver disease one step at a time.

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In my case, this diagnosis was preventable
September 8, 2023

While caring for his ailing mother, Daniel let his own health go by the wayside. By the time he decided to take back control, it was too late. Read about Daniels story and importance of liver health and liver disease prevention.

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Carter B.
January 31, 2023

Like many newborns, Carter was born slightly jaundice. A few weeks after leaving the hospital, Carter began to develop bilateral inguinal hernias – something that would soon be a blessing in disguise.

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Lisa’s Story
July 19, 2022

I was diagnosed with stage IV intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma at the age of 46 and given six months to live. I didn’t feel sick, so how could I be dying?

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Don’s Story
April 20, 2022

In February 2012, Don heard those three words everyone dreads, “You have cancer.” Don was diagnosed with liver cancer and given one option for survival – a liver transplant.

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December 1, 2020

Carter had jaundice since birth, but not the kind that goes away with time. His doctors confirmed that he had liver disease when he was 7 weeks old.

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Amber R.
July 29, 2020

I was diagnosed with Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer). This type of cancer usually affects people that have Hepatitis C or Cirrhosis from alcoholism, none of which I have.

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Art C.
May 20, 2020

Have you ever participated in a Liver Life Walk? If so you may have found yourself walking alongside Art Clark who has been on an 8-year journey as a liver transplant patient/survivor.

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Gretta G.
April 20, 2020

Gretta is thankful for her diabetes. Because of her condition, doctors were able to diagnose her liver cancer at a very early stage.

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Greg H.
April 16, 2020

Greg was scheduled for surgery. However, a CT scan indicated liver cancer, cirrhosis, and a blood clot on his portal vein that was immediately life threatening.

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