Content Tagged 'Cancer'

Michigan Man Is Walking To Raise Funds & Awareness For Mission Of Hope Cancer Fund
A Michigan man passed through Paris, Kentucky Monday evening. He's walking from Michigan all the way down to Florida to raise funds and awareness for mission of hope, and his wife who died last December from cancer. Mission of hope is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to cancer patients and their families. Video Video
"Cruisin' For A Cure" Held At Rupp Parking Lot
A fundraiser put on by the Transportation Division of the Fayette County Public Schools hoped to raise money for Relay For Life. Video Video
Smoothie Therapy For Patients Battling Cancer
A UK Dietician says a smoothie can help in the battle that no one chooses. Cancer patients often lose their appetite, and certain foods just don't taste the same. And a sweet, cold drink could help change that. Video Video
Lexington Girl Battles Cancer While Helping Others
An eight year old girl in Lexington is fighting a tough battle with a rare bone cancer. And she's already finding hope in her fight, and inspiring others. Video Video
Cold Water Challenge: Fundraiser Continues To Help Firefighter Battling Cancer
Rain or shine people want to be apart of the cold water challenge to show their support for Joe Vissing. Video Video
Churchill Downs to Present Cancer Survivors Parade Leading up to Derby
Churchill Downs will host its sixth annual Pink Out event on Friday, May 2, complete with a parade of breast and ovarian cancer survivors.
U.K. Police Dog Retires To Battle Cancer
U.K. Police said goodbye Friday to a special officer who had spent ten years on the force. The department's longest-serving K9, Becka, is retiring after being diagnosed with cancer. Video Video
DanceBlue Raises $1.4 Million For Cancer Research
After dancing for 24 hours straight, UK Students set a record high fundraising total of more than $1.4 milllion at DanceBlue.
Radio Host Battling Cancer; Encouraging Others To Get Tested
The radio host of WLXG’s “The Sports Huddle” was talking about more than sports this week. Chris Cross announced he has bladder and prostate cancer on the show this week. Video Video
KentuckyOne Health Releases KY Lung Cancer Stats
According to a KentuckyOne Health press release, lung canceer kills more Kentuckians then the next 8 most common cancers combined.
National Breast Cancer Icon Died On Saturday
A woman who inspired the annual “Pink Out” during Oak Days at Churchill Downs has died.
"Brave" Video Goes Viral
A video made by nurses at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital has gone viral.
Update: Funeral Arrangements Set For RJ Corman
Funeral arrangements have been set for RJ Corman. Corman is the founder and owner of RJ Corman Railroad Group, which he turned into a multi-million dollar company. Video Video
Eat At Qdoba, Help Raise Money For Teen Battling Cancer
Eat at any Lexington, Frankfort, or Richmond Qdoba Mexican Grill today and they will donate a portion of sales to Destiny Armstrong, a local teen fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Franklin County HS: Beat Cancer With A Bat
Pink isn't one of the school colors at Franklin County High School. But it was Tuesday night Video Video
Cancer Research Day Highlights Alarming Cancer Rate in Appalachian Kentucky
UK Markey Cancer Center Held Its Annual Cancer Research Day Monday Video Video
Bringing Holiday Cheer To Families Affected By Cancer
It’s a place where families can go when a loved one is receiving outpatient cancer treatments in Lexington. Tonight people who have stayed at the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge gathered together to celebrate the holidays. Video Video
Two Young Solid Blue Fans Connect Through Their Struggles
While waiting for Big Blue Madness tickets, two young boys started a friendship that goes beyond their love of UK Basketball. Video Video
Coffee And Cancer Research
New research looks at positive developments for coffee drinkers and fighting cancer. ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop takes a closer look. Video Video
Studying "Chemo Brain"
The American Cancer Society describes "chemo brain" as the mental cloudiness cancer patients notice before, during, and after treatment. Video Video
Researchers: Common Painkillers May Fight Skin Cancer
New research shows how painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen may help prevent skin cancer. Video Video
Getting The Right Sunscreen Solution
Here is the information you need to know to choose the right sunscreen. Video Video
What You Need To Know About Preventable Cancers
Certain infections can lead to cancer. Here is some useful information. Video Video
Cancer Drug Used for Loss of Vision
A drug typically prescribed to cancer patients may also treat one of the most common eye diseases seen in people over age 65. Video Video
Cancer Survivor Now Singing Songs Of Hope
Meet Charlie Lustman, who has turned a trial into a triumph. Video Video
KY Secretary of State Says She's Cancer-Free
Kentucky's Secretary of State Elaine Walker finished radiation treatment for breast cancer and says she is cancer-free. Video Video
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