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Caulk takes medical leave for two months

Leave at least until Jan. 31.

Mom staying strong for family during a difficult time

One mom is going through what no mother ever wants to go through, caring for a sick child. Not only is she fighting to support her two sons during this difficult time, but she's also fighting to keep them in their home.

Moore’s cancer diagnosis becomes inspiration for others

Diagnosis disclosed during briefing, urges others to get tested

CHI St. Joseph Health names London native cancer market director

Heads cancer programs at Saint Josephs across Kentucky.

Justice Ginsburg dies; McConnell, GOP promising vote on replacement

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

Patients, families lobby Congress to make cancer a priority

Campaign goes on virtually even during the pandemic.

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel movies, has died of cancer.

UK football player cuts his hair for a cause

Player did it to help cancer victims.

Justice Ginsburg says cancer has returned, but won’t retire

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court.

Rival schools team up to support Jessamine County kids with cancer

Basketball players and fans from East and West Jessamine County High Schools supported the children of two of the district's teachers battling childhood cancer during a rivalry game Friday.

Louisville Archbishop: No more cancer after treatment

Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is cancer-free after surgery and months of treatment.

‘Jarrett’s Joy Cart’ continues with annual holiday gift giving event

After more than two decades, Jarrett's Joy Cart continues the legacy of a courageous young cancer patient by spreading joy to patients at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

Cancer in remission for Louisville boy swarmed with birthday cards

A Louisville 10-year-old boy who received thousands of birthday cards during his last bout of chemotherapy has received an early Christmas present.

New study says Kentucky’s drinking water is safe

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection released the results of a new study that found the state’s drinking water is safe.

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Yes, Mamm! program awarded grant

A grant was awarded to Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s Yes, Mamm! program for $21,450 by the Lexington Cancer Foundation.

Tattoo’s against cancer at Tattoo Charlie’s

Meghan's Mountain Charitable Foundation donates money to patient care for those who are battling cancer.

Kentucky boy with cancer gets 2K cards for 10th birthday

Recent photos posted on the page show the family receiving dozens of letters and packages, with Carter even posing with some mail carriers.

Kentucky woman gets jail time for faking cancer to get money

A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for soliciting $15,000 in donations while pretending to have cancer.

Kentucky city’s Catholic archbishop is battling cancer

Seventy-two-year-old Joseph Kurtz has served as archbishop since 2007.

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Trans women speak out about President Joe Biden’s cabinet pick

Activists in Lexington say Biden’s pick of Dr. Rachel Levine, a trans woman, for Assistant Secretary of Health is an historic moment.

Hammonds named to Link-Belt board of directors

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Local leaders consider new options for yard waste disposal

The Lexington-Fayette County Urban Council said money is being wasted on its current program that turns yard waste into mulch.