The National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation offers the following mission and purpose for patients and their families faced with a Leiomyosarcoma diagnosis: 1. patient / Family education and support- through annual one day education symposia across the USA, collaborating with cancer treatment and researc centers and partnering with research oncologists for program development. 2. Patient Advocacy and resource assistance - the Foundation attends annual sarcoma, clinical research oncology conferences annually, and represents patients at Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill. The Foundation worked with Senator Stabenow's office to collaborate on a Resolution for National Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day on July 15th- Congress approved the Resolution for this year. 3. LMS Research Funding - The Foundation is helping to fund an international $1 million research grant to advance LMS treatment. Several research projects will be supported by the Foundation at MD Anderson Cancer Center, James Cancer Center, Siteman Cancer Center as well.