Editorial Piece from Local Resident: Ovarian Cancer - Last week, I traveled to Washington, DC along with nearly one hundred other ovarian cancer survivors and supporters.
The event started at Riverdale when one of their students own was diagnosed with neuroblastoma six years ago.
In Rutherford County, the breast cancer rate for women is classified as "Stable." However, in the past five years there has been a 5.6% increase in breast cancer cases. On average, 173 women in Rutherford County are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.
There's one last hope for Tennesseans who might benefit from a state-of-the-art cancer treatment.
16-year-old Taylor Filorimo who died in 2012 from a rare form of cancer is still being remembered, thanks to volunteers with the Live 4 Tay foundation. Taylor attended Riverdale High School prior to passing away. Taylor had renal cell carcinoma.
In September of 2017 she learned that she has cervical cancer. Doctors told her that she needed to be on medication and have surgery. To date, neither of the two have occurred. Kimberly explained, "It's so expensive to get help, so I'm not dealing with it."
Imagine contracting Lime Disease upon your move to Tennessee... possibly from a tick bite. Then, after battling that for a full year imagine a diagnosis of breast cancer that spreads to the bones in your back, your pelvis and even your ribs. That is the life that Cathy Hoag in Murfreesboro has experienced in recent months.
A Cut-A-Thon benefiting the Live 4 Tay Foundation will be hosted by The Beehive Salon in Murfreesboro, TN this Sunday, September 11, 2016...
Tanya lives in a small motel room located in Nashville. Outside of her room a man was shot several days ago. Down the street, a similar incident unfolded in a restaurant parking lot.
North Rutherford County businessman Tim Tomlin has passed away after battling cancer.
In a promising development for cancer patients in Middle Tennessee, Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at TriStar StoneCrest shared through a ribbon cutting event its new TrueBeam system, an innovative system that enables a radically different approach to treating cancer with image-guided radiation therapy.
The 2015 Relay For Life of Rutherford County will kick off fund raising for the 2016 Walk officially on October 12, 2015.
This year alone nearly one in eight of our neighbors will face a breast cancer diagnosis, and nearly 300 of them will turn to the YMCA for support during or following treatment.
A little more than two weeks out of a stem cell transplant to cure his cancer Bill Ketron has his sights set on attending the MTSU-Vanderbilt football game.
The Live 4 Tay Foundation will host its 6th Annual Play 4 Tay Benefit Softball Tournament on September 5th through the 7th in Murfreesboro and LaVergne.
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring will host noted Georgia Tech and Emory University professor and researcher Dr. Manu O. Platt, Tuesday, June 16, in celebration of the museum's new exhibit: Human Plus: Real Lives, Real Engineering. Guests may tour the exhibit as well.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life walk that was recently held at Middle Tennessee Christian School was a huge success. Marsha Logue told WGNS that over 500 people attended the fundraiser.
Weather will force this year's Relay for Life event indoors. It will be held Friday (May 29th) at Middle Tennessee Christian School. They'll hold the event inside the main gym.
Congressman DesJarlais will be receiving care in Chattanooga, which will begin this week with the majority of it occurring during the August Congressional recess.
Grand Old Opry star Jimmy C. Newman passed away at age 86. Many WGNS listeners will remember him as a frequent guest of his friend Truman Jones on the Truman Show.
11-Year old Kobe Lowe passed away on Wednesday (5/14/14). Kobe had been fighting cancer since 2013. The short life of Kobe touched many in the past 8-months. WGNS’ Robert Rickman reported…
Cancer patient Deputy Gaither still works regular shifts at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, offering to help others in need and never complaining about his medical condition.
This is a great Mother's Day for Meghan Smith. This is an amazing story of recovery. A story that has a positive ending. A story about a family that is closer today then ever imagined before. This is a story about the healing of childhood cancer. This is the story of Sadie Smith in Murfreesboro.
This is an amazing story of recovery. A story that has a positive ending. A story about a family that is closer today then ever imagined before. This is a story about the healing of childhood cancer. This is the story of Sadie Smith in Murfreesboro.
We have information for those who would like to help the family of the Oakland baseball player, diagnosed in mid-September with lymphoma. Devin Cairo has Stage Four Hodgkins Lymphoma. He's currently undergoing chemotherapy and the 17-year old senior is determined to win the game.
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