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Zimmer Cancer Center receives federal dollars to help fight cancer

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.

Hundreds make strides toward a cure for cancer

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.

Biker traveling cross country to fight cancer

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.

NHRMC cancer seminar being held Thursday night

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.

Fundraiser a big hit for Stewart Willard

Musicians, artists, family and friends attended a fundraiser Sunday night to help a 14-year-old boy battling cancer.

Mobile unit providing free mammograms

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.

Fundraiser for local cancer patient

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.

Training for caregivers whose loved ones have cancer

The American Cancer Society is helping caregivers cope with taking care of a sick loved one.

Number of non-smokers with lung cancer on the rise

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

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New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

On Sunday, the New Hanover County 4-H held its annual award ceremony celebrating and recognizing the achievements of New Hanover County 4-H members, volunteers, and friends of 2020.

Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.