January 29, 2013 - 11:00am
When it comes to the fight against cancer, sometimes we want to do something but are not quite sure what. This spring, the American Cancer Society provides us with a new opportunity.
According to Healthy Kentuckians 2010, Kentucky has the third highest cancer mortality rate in the United States and cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Bluegrass state, coming in just slightly behind heart disease.As anyone who has been affected by cancer knows, cancer is a...
October 29, 2012 - 10:00am
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk came into Louisville on Sunday, to a massive success.
In addition to the pink worn by NFL players on Sunday afternoon, Louisville showed solidarity with breast cancer awareness Sunday in the 2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.The event’s chief goal was to raise money and awareness towards defeating the all too prevalent cancer....
June 26, 2012 - 1:47pm
Local band Field of Kings will be hosting a benefit party this Sunday.
Field of Kings is a local folk rock/alternative style group that has been playing in the Louisville area for almost two years. The members have many close friends in the area, including one who is currently in the middle of a challenging battle with cancer. Field of Kings has generously decided to...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
PRP woman participates in Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade.
Felicia O'Bryan, 49, was not upset last Friday when threatening thunderstorms delayed her participation in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade presented by Kroger. Although the 138 cancer survivors had already boarded the buses that would shuttle them from the Churchill Downs grandstand to the...
May 3, 2011 - 9:54am
Free lecture on 'Curing Invisible Cancer'
Dr. James D. Watson, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, will present a free talk, “Curing Incurable Cancer,” at 10 a.m. this coming Thursday, May 5 at the Brown Theater, 315 W. Broadway.