Voluntary Health Agency Member
The American Liver Foundation (ALF), founded in 1976, is a national, voluntary nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education and advocacy. Many diseases can affect the liver, causing the liver not to work as well as it should. Some of the most common diseases include; Viral Hepatitis, where viruses attack the liver; Cirrhosis, where large parts of the liver have been scarred or damaged; and liver cancer, where cells in the liver begin to reproduce faster forming growths called tumors.
This organization has completed the National Health Council’s Standards of Excellence Certification Program and meets the highest standards of accountability, ethical practice, organizational effectiveness, and good public stewardship.
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