Stories tagged with: cancer survivors

June 11, 2011 - 4:37pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Cancer never sleeps- and either will the hundreds of survivors and their supporters who came out to Relay for Life tonight.

The 18-hour event began at three o'clock and will continue until nine tomorrow morning. Teams will take turns walking laps to show their support for survivors and their families.

Chair of 'Relay for Life,' Ann Boyd said, "It brings all the survivors together, so they get to meet other survivors, tell their stories and if...

June 5, 2011 - 7:53pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Local cancer survivors were invited to Genesis-Bethesda Hospital today to celebrate something many people take for granted...Life.

All cancer patients, who have ever been treated, were encouraged to come out to today's festivities. Cancer researcher, Michele Hankinson said, since the day you are diagnosed, you are considered a survivor. Today's events were an opportunity to give back to the survivors, who she said, inspire her everyday.

"Because they...

June 6, 2010 - 7:56pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

People sharing a common struggle gathered at Genesis Bethesda Hospital to celebrate life.

Cancer survivors come together each year to celebrate overcoming their battles with Cancer. In conjunction with National Cancer Survivor Day, Genesis Bethesda Hospital holds an annual event including entertainment, food, and a chance for Cancer survivors to unite.

"Sometimes you feel like you're alone, this shows you that there's so many people in this world going through the...

September 24, 2009 - 7:40pm
5 years 44 weeks ago


It may be raining tonight, but that didn't stop hundreds of people from gathering at OUZ and Zane State College.

The 'Light The Night Walk' provided dinner, music and family fun, but the event had a very serious purpose.

"Our Light The Night Walk is our annual event to raise money for blood cancer...

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