May 2024

Pickleball for a Cure   Get your rackets out and get ready for the Donna Goodfellow Pickleball Tournament, June 8 and 9, hosted by Courage Thru Cancer and benefitting West Cancer Foundation. The tournament will host Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles, and every person is guaranteed two matches in each division they sign […]


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After Conquering Breast Cancer, Charlotte Needed a Pick Me Up

Charlotte had been getting routine mammograms for more than 15 years and in 2016 was diagnosed with stage 0 breast cancer. The mammogram, thankfully, detected the cancer before it had even formed a lump or had a chance to spread. Today, she is cancer free. However, since undergoing treatment for the cancer, her hair began […]


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12th Annual West Fight On Scheduled for September 7th Walk, Run, Cycling Event to Raise Funds for West Cancer Foundation

MEMPHIS, TENN., May 2, 2024 – West Cancer Foundation, whose mission is to break through barriers to cancer care and improve patient outcomes, today announced that registration is open for West Fight On, Memphis’ largest cancer survivor event. The annual fundraising event, now in its 12th year, will be held Saturday, September 7th, at Shelby […]


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April 2024

 West Fight On: Breaking Barriers to Cancer Care! Registration is officially open for the 12th annual West Fight On, sponsored by Sedgwick and First Horizon Foundation. Our premier fundraising event features three different cycling routes, a 5k and a one-mile tribute walk to raise money to support the life-saving services West Cancer Foundation provides. Whether […]


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After Helping Others with Cancer and Other Illnesses, Jacquelyn Found Herself in Need of Assistance

Jacquelyn was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, a particularly aggressive form of cancer in June of 2022. In less than six months, her cancer grew and doubled in size so she began six rounds of chemotherapy that November. The following March, she had a lumpectomy in which doctors removed lumps from her left arm, and […]


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March 2024

 Honoring Dr. Lee S. Schwartzberg, a True Cancer Hero We’re proud to announce the launch of the Lee S. Schwartzberg Endowed Research Program, created to fund research projects focused on cancer treatments, patient-centered and value-based care, and factors that lead to disparities in outcomes. As a principal oncologist and innovative leader of West Cancer Center […]


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West Cancer Foundation Launches Cancer Research Campaign Honoring Memphis Oncology Pioneer

— Lee S. Schwartzberg Endowed Research Program Established To Improve  Memphis Cancer Research and Care — Memphis, TN, March 25, 2024 – West Cancer Foundation, which funds research to improve cancer care and provides free cancer services to those in need, today announced the launch of the Lee S. Schwartzberg Endowed Research Program. The endowment […]


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She to Sea Female Cycling Team to Ride 500+ Miles in Five Days to Raise Money for Cancer Care in Memphis

  Memphis, TN, Feb. 21,  2024 – West Cancer Foundation, which provides free cancer services to those in need, today announced the third annual She to Sea cycling event will launch on March 16 and include 20 women who will cycle from Memphis to Seagrove Beach, Fla., to raise funds for the foundation and the fight […]


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February 2024

 Sweet Wig Beauty Boutique Giving Love and Laughter Terri was devastated when she was diagnosed in June with triple negative stage 2 breast cancer. After losing her hair during treatment, she wasn’t sure she could afford a wig, but West Cancer Foundation’s new Sweet Wig Beauty Boutique was there for her. Here’s what Terri has […]


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Raise Your Voice to Help Raise Funds for Deserving Nonprofits

By Rhonda Causie Director of Research, Grants & Strategy West Cancer Foundation Young and old, with little or much, Americans are generous people. We share, we volunteer, and we give with purpose to causes that help others and make the world a better place. In 2022, the generosity of Americans totaled just under $5 billion, […]


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