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Cancer

Selling pumpkins a dream come true as woman fights for life

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video Halloween may be over, but it's not too late to get a pumpkin to decorate your home for Thanksgiving. One woman who came to Wilmington from Ashe County could use the support. She's selling pumpkins to help pay for her battle with stage four cancer. Full story...
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Zimmer Cancer Center receives federal dollars to help fight cancer

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of the community. Congressman Mike McIntyre presented the Zimmer Cancer Center at New Hanover Regional Medical Center a check for $450,000 from the National Cancer Institute Tuesday. Full story...
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Hundreds make strides toward a cure for cancer

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videoWhether walking to raise money for cancer research or to remember a loved one who died from the disease, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night event started and finished at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Biker traveling cross country to fight cancer

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Craig Broeder has been biking cross country since April. He passed through the Port City Tuesday on his way to Myrtle Beach. His goal: biking 9,000 miles in 100 days to get one million people to donate a dollar for ovarian cancer research. Full story...
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NHRMC cancer seminar being held Thursday night

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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, according to the American Cancer Society. Now is your chance to learn more about the disease, and the newest technology in cancer treatment. Full story...
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Fundraiser a big hit for Stewart Willard

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Musicians, artists, family and friends attended a fundraiser Sunday night to help a 14-year-old boy battling cancer. Full story...
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Mobile unit providing free mammograms

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The New Hanover Regional Medical Center is rolling out its Coastal Care Van. The mobile cancer screening unit provides mammograms for no charge for women without insurance. Full story...
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Fundraiser for local cancer patient

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This weekend, you can help a family whose young daughter is battling a rare form of cancer. Two months ago, doctors diagnosed 6 year old Ellie Shoal Potvin with stage 4 abdomyosarcoma. Full story...
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Training for caregivers whose loved ones have cancer

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The American Cancer Society is helping caregivers cope with taking care of a sick loved one. Full story...
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Number of non-smokers with lung cancer on the rise

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videoEnvironments including passive smoking thought to be a cause in increased cancer risks. Full story...
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