Dr. Michael Stany talks about Ovarian Cancer, the symptoms, the treatment and more

Sep 13, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS News

Dr. Michael Stany discussed ovarian cancer, the signs, symptoms and the treatment. He also talked about different risk factors, genetics, age groups and more. Dr. Stany is pa.... Read More

Gr8t Chase 'Duck Race' and JEEP SHOW at SportsCom to Raise Funds to Help Families with Children Battling Cancer

Sep 08, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

The First Annual Gr8t Duck Chase will be held on Saturday, September 17th in Murfreesboro at the Boro Beach, which is SportsCom’s outdoor swimming pool. The duck ra.... Read More

Longtime Educator Dianne Lamb Dies of Cancer

Jul 23, 2022 at 09:05 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Longtime Rutherford County educator Dianne Dockery Lamb had battled cancer for decades. On Saturday morning (7/23/2022), she silently passed away as famil.... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Apr 05, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, TN, will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds for lifesaving childhood ca.... Read More
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Celebrating Colt’s ‘best day ever’ - 7-Year-old is Cancer Free!

Apr 05, 2022 at 09:49 am by WGNS

A young man by the name of Colt Stanfield recently celebrated what he called the “best day ever.”7-Year-old Colt, son of Jeremy and Brittany Stanfield, is now offi.... Read More

New guidelines hope to prevent colon cancer in younger people

Mar 25, 2022 at 06:54 am by WGNS

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control colorectal cancer is a third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s Gastroenterology Department Leads Local Charge for Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Screening

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Recent studies have revealed an increase in incidence of colorectal cancer amongst people younger than age 50, which has led to updated screening recommendations.This is why.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford to host February 12th Galentine's Day Mammogram Event

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

It was February 2019 when Karen Samuels went in for her routine mammogram. “When I got to the age where I could start having mammograms, I never missed my annual appoint.... Read More

Vanderbilt Biostatisticians Launch Cancer-Immu Data Portal for Predicting Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

A new data portal called Cancer-Immu established by a team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center biostatisticians can help cancer clinicians and researchers predic.... Read More

Child with Stage IV Cancer has a wish list this Christmas, some of which has come true

Dec 20, 2021 at 06:29 pm by WGNS

A 10-year-old boy got a surprise that was on his young bucket list...James, who lives in Middle Tennessee, has Stage IV Ewing's Sarcoma (cancer). The young man who is called.... Read More

REMINDER: Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Celebrates Power of Pink Week

Oct 19, 2021 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

Last week in Murfreesboro, the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a better understanding of breast cancer while.... Read More

Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 13, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More

TWRA Shows Support to those who have battled breast cancer

Oct 07, 2021 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be selling a pink patch and hat with the patch during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All proceeds from the sales go to.... Read More

Pink & Pearl Awareness: Reducing Breast and Lung Cancer in Tennessee

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

While most recognize the color pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October and November marks the second annual Tennessee Pink and Pearl Campaign promoting.... Read More

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society travel funds open for Rutherford County

Sep 07, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society recently announced the creation of the Susan Lang Pay It Forward Patient Travel Assistance Program for blood cancer patients who reside in&.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools Assistant Superintendent Jimmy Sullivan shares experience about son Declan’s cancer

Sep 01, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Dr. Jimmy Sullivan is a self-proclaimed numbers guy.Prior to April 9, 2020, the data he concerned himself with was related to education and, more specifically, as th.... Read More

Live 4 Tay Foundation asks the Community to Carry on Legacy

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Tay, who loved to play softball, had a saying when it came to her diagnosis, "I will NOT let the FEAR of cancer STRIKE me out." In 2009, a young lady in Murfreesboro received.... Read More

Preventing Colon Cancer, the Third Most Common Cancer in America

Jun 02, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

The topic of cancer has received less publicity since the start of the COVID Pandemic, largely due to the fact that COVID-19 hit areas like Rutherford County so quickly. At th.... Read More

Red Cross, American Cancer Society partner to help patients as treatments resume during the COVID Pandemic

Jun 01, 2021 at 06:34 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. (June 1, 2021) – The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to .... Read More