The League accepts patients – children and adults – without distinction of race, creed or nationality. The League serves patients who lack the financial means to cover the costs of their treatment. Patients must have established legal residence in Florida.
The League provides from case review and social services to surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, laboratory services and radiology, medication, prosthetics, home nursing and nurses aid services, home medical equipment, transportation, and moral support to patients and their families.
League Against Cancer has served (including follow-up) over 69,171 persons from 51 countries, since its foundation in 1975. LIGA began keeping statistics in 1982 and since then as of December 31, 2019, we have provided over 27,218 Papanicolaou Tests (Pap Smears); 36, 472 Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy treatments; over 168,360 laboratory tests, over 50,715 radiology procedures, including Scans, Mammograms, Ultrasound and MRI and 2,285 prostate screenings. In the same period, close to 14,790 patients have been admitted to local hospitals under the supervision of this organization and these patients have been treated for a wide range of different types of cancer.