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 70,000 persons from 50 countries, since its foundation in 1975. LIGA began keeping statistics in 1982 and since then as of September 30th 2021, we have provided over 27,400 Papanicolaou Tests (Pap Smears); 27,000 Mammograms; 38,000 Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy treatments; over 170,000 laboratory tests, over 53,000 radiology procedures, including Scans, Mammograms, Ultrasound and MRI and 2,285 prostate screenings. In the same period, close to 15,000 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.