Stories tagged with: Genesis Cancer Services

September 24, 2013 - 8:33pm
48 weeks 1 day ago

Small Cell Lung Cancer is considered a non curable malignancy and it is a rarity for individuals in their thirties and forties to be diagnosed with this type of cancer. So it came as a surprise when Micah Vensil's persistent cough was more than just a cold.

"It's the worst lung cancer you can get I think,” said Micah.

“It's the worst you get,” added Micah's wife, Angie. “It's the cancer you don't want.”

“It's from smoking cigarettes...

June 2, 2013 - 8:52pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

A national event came to Zanesville on Sunday to honor local survivors.

Genesis Cancer Services had their Celebrate Life event. The program coincides with National Cancer Survivor Day. Area cancer survivors and their families celebrated their health with music, food and games. Lee Murphy is a cancer survivor. He is currently 6 months in remission and says if you think you may have the disease seek help and face the cancer head on.

"Don't be afraid of it....

September 17, 2011 - 10:11pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

October is nearly here- Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some local women aren't wasting anytime spreading the word.

One of the most common cancers among women in the United States. Nurse Michele Hankinson emphasizes not only  the importance of regular screening but fellowship as well.

"I think the word cancer itself is scary," said Hankinson. "I think it's a great opportunity for these women, especially Kathy to share her story and let them know, hey I'm a...

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