Stories tagged with: Genesis Cancer Services

June 5, 2016 - 6:04pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

June 5th is known around the world as a day to celebrate of life.

It's National Cancer Survivors Day and each year the folks at Genesis Cancer Care Center host a special event for area cancer survivors, their friends, and family.

"When people go through chemotherapy and different types of treatment for cancer they meet other people here at the Center that are undergoing the same type of treatments and and they form a bond. So, it's a chance for those families to meet other...

February 6, 2016 - 8:30pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

 A local bowling alley is supporting courageous patients battling cancer.

In the month of February the Zanesville USBC recognizes 'Bowling for Breast Cancer' this month they decided to have a 9-Pin no Tap Bowling tournament at Sunrise Strikes Bowling Alley. The event touches close to home for one local breast cancer survivor.

"In September of 2014 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. In October double mastectomy and the Sunrise Strikes Bowling Alley came together as a...

September 24, 2013 - 8:33pm
2 years 47 weeks 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
3 years 11 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
4 years 48 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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