August 2023

 West Fight On is Almost Here! Come one, come all, come West Fight On at Shelby Farms Park, Saturday, Sept 9. Make plans to attend the 11th annual West Fight On, and you’ll be in good company with Memphis’ own DeAngelo Williams in attendance. Williams, a West Cancer Foundation board member, lost his mother and […]

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July 2023

West Fight On Needs You! Early-Bird Registration Extended West Fight On is set for Saturday, Sept 9, in Shelby Farms Park, and we need your help making this year’s event the best ever. Whether you want to join in and cycle, run or walk, or simply donate to show your support, you are making a […]

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June 2023

 Total Health Awards $158,250 to West Cancer Foundation Total Health, the largest provider of free oncology continuing medical education in the country, has awarded more than $158,000 to West Cancer Foundation to help further the foundation’s mission to provide cancer care for the underserved in our community. Total Health provides in-person and virtual educational program […]

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May 2023

New Breast Screening Guidelines Unveiled Women should start getting screened for breast cancer at an earlier age according to new guidance from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.The task force says women should get screened every other year starting at age 40 – ten years earlier than previous guidelines which recommended biennial screenings starting at […]

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April 2023

Post-Mastectomy Assistance Gave Hope to Cindy Cindy Davis It was bad enough that Cindy was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32 and had one breast removed. Her cancer remission is a blessing, but her troubles didn’t stop after she conquered cancer. Several years after her reconstructive surgery, her implant failed and she needed a […]

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March 2023

Ready, Set….Pedal! From left to right: Lawrence Elliott and Leigh Ruston The She to Sea cycling team is raring to go for West Cancer Foundation! On March 18, a team of 14 women will strike out from Memphis and bike more than 100 miles a day over five days to Seagrove Beach, FL, to raise […]

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February 2023

Dear Friend, There is exciting news in the fight against cancer worldwide!  Scientists are now using artificial intelligence, DNA sequencing, precision oncology and other technologies to improve treatment and diagnosis of the disease.  Research in 2019 reported that death rates from cancer were falling. However, COVID-19 has caused a backlog in cancer diagnosis and treatment […]

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January 2023

Dear Friend, As we begin this new year, we want you to know we are so incredibly thankful for your ongoing support. Without your kind heart and generous support, we would not be able to provide services to our neighbors who need help getting to their appointments, or assistance with life-saving mammograms, or the special […]

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October 2022

  Hello! What an exciting time to be a part of West Cancer Foundation!  Thanks to all the incredible sponsors, participants, donors, and volunteers, who raised over $600,000 for West Fight On!  In addition, the 11th Annual Ride 2 Rosemary and the 66 incredible men who took the journey have raised over $334,750 and counting.  […]

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July 2022

Dear friend, What is charity?  It is defined as giving resources like time and money without expecting anything in return – and that clearly defines all of our donors and volunteers! Your selfless giving serves the most vulnerable in our neighborhoods and helps ensure we continue removing barriers to cancer care. Charity also harnesses the power of community, and when we […]

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