Announcing new research partnership with U of M

West Cancer Foundation and University of Memphis form research initiative to address health disparities MEMPHIS — West Cancer Foundation and the University of Memphis Division of Research and Innovation are proud to announce the formation of a new research initiative. Established in the fall of 2020, the West Cancer Foundation Initiative was created to cultivate […]


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2020 Challenge Cancer virtual survivor celebration

At the heart of all West Cancer Foundation events is a celebration of all those whose lives have been touched by cancer. We come together as a community to remember those we love and celebrate cancer survivors. Even though this year’s event looks very different, still we will celebrate hope. Please join us in honor […]


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What you need to know for Challenge Cancer

Our community has stepped up to CHALLENGE CANCER, and we cannot thank you enough. Because of your support, Challenge Cancer has raised more than $250,000 and counting this year! These funds will fuel our mission to advance the fight against cancer through cancer research and education, patient support, and community outreach. Because of Challenge Cancer […]


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A Message from the 2020 CHALLENGE CANCER Volunteer Committee

West Cancer Foundation is thankful to have the support of an incredible volunteer committee leading our CHALLENGE CANCER fundraising event this year. When faced with the uncertainty and challenge of COVID-19 and the effects it has had on live events and our community as a whole, rallied together to come up with an entirely new […]


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Challenge Cancer 2020

Our signature fundraising event may look a little bit different this year, but our purpose remains the same– to rally our community to FIGHT ON in the face of cancer. Due to the public health concerns related to COVID-19, West Cancer Foundation has opted to take our annual fundraising fitness event virtual this year to […]


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High School Senior Raises Funds in Honor of Grandmother

High school senior, Karagan, used a school assignment to raise funds for West Cancer Foundation and honor her grandmother who is currently facing cancer. Karagan worked with her grandmother to design a t-shirt to sell and raise funds. The front of the t-shirt said simply, “It is well.” and the back of the shirt had […]


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Join us as we embark on a journey of hope.

Dear Friends, Together we give hope. We are living in unprecedented times as the COVID 19 pandemic wages war on our communities leaving fear and uncertainty in its wake. Although the world around us is changing rapidly in response to this crisis, one thing remains the same– cancer patients need your help. Cancer does not […]


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Our Story

For more than 40 years the West name has been synonymous with compassionate patient care and innovative cancer research. West Cancer Foundation is taking the next step in fighting cancer by investing research and education, patient support, and promoting the overall health of our community. Inspired by the work of Dr. William H. West, we […]


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