Tag: cancer

Cancer survivor Bierle flies to Hollywood for special taping of ‘The Doctors’

JoAnn Bierle has survived cancer twice, but that isn’t the end of her story. This feisty woman is on a constant crusade to encourage all woman to have mammograms, especially if they have any family history of the potentially deadly disease. This campaign recently took Bierle cross-country, all the way […]

Jordan fights stage 4 breast cancer; friend seeks help for family expenses

Local resident Debbie Jordan has been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. She has taken a leave of absence from work and is unable to go back for the time being. Her friend and co-worker, Patty DeHaven, has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the Jordan family […]

Know signs, risk factors of breast cancer to maximize chance of treatment

Breast cancer is is the second most common cancer in women, according to the National Cancer Institute. It can occur in men, too, but that is more rare. Each year, there are about 100 times more new cases of breast cancer in women than in men. How do you know if […]

Recent Cowley College grad in need of assistance with cancer treatments

A local woman is in need of assistance as she seeks cancer treatment soon at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Ashley Law, a recent Cowley College graduate, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that develops in the body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is […]