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Services for Jerry Lynn Adams, 66, of Killeen, will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Jarrell with Pastor Max Johnson officiating.
COPPERAS COVE — Despite a difficult economy, the American Cancer Society hopes to heavily increase its fundraising totals in the annual Relay for Life event and has gotten a jump start to hit the lofty goal.
(BPT) - In their 20s and 30s, most men feel invincible. The last thing on a young man’s mind is cancer – let alone testicular cancer. At the age of 37, Sean Kimerling, a beloved, Emmy-award winning sports anchor and pre-game announcer for the New York Mets, was living his childhood dream when he was diagnosed. Before the disease was identified, Kimerling experienced pain that he attributed to a potential workout or sports injury. When he eventually saw a doctor, his cancer had already progressed too far. He passed away about 30 days after his diagnosis.
(BPT) - Each year, an estimated 650,000 people in the United States undergo chemotherapy in their battle against cancer. This experience can be a lonely and isolating time for patients and their caregivers, and despite all the educational resources available today, many people continue to feel overwhelmed and uninformed.
Services for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William P. Williams, 83, of Kempner, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel in Copperas Cove. Interment with full military honors will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Half of all men and one-third of all women in the U.S. will develop cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society.
The Scrapbooking Sisters of Killeen, a registered team of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, is hosting the first-ever scrapbook fundraiser Saturday to raise money for the organization’s cancer research efforts.
Funeral services for Jennie Lee Spring-Moreno will be at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
For survivor Tara Haberl, breast cancer awareness events bring a sense of hope and a lift in spirits to those fighting the deadly disease.
Herald/MARIANNE LIJEWSKI Stacih Bennett, a cancer survivor, right, with her daughter, Myka Bennett, 2, and Tracy McNew, also a cancer survivor, left, with her son, Ronnie McNew, 2, take pictures of the pink fire truck for the Pink Heals Tour October 23rd at the Post Exchange on Fort Hood.
A cancer survivor hugs a member of the Pink Heals tour during a stop at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on Monday.
Barbara Beeksma, left, and Joan Kelley share not only a workplace but also the experience of surviving breast cancer.
Memorial services for Linda Lee Harmon will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Worship Center in Copperas Cove.
The pink ribbon may be the tie that binds during October, which is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But it is the journey through recovery that forever binds together several Copperas Cove breast cancer survivors together in Copperas Cove.
Misti Field is a breast cancer survivor. Her husband, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Chad Field, is her biggest supporter. More than 300,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Hello,my name is Alissa, im a 5 going on 6 year cancer survivor of nasopharyngeal carcinoma and im now battling systematic lupus where it can effect my organs and i am now 16 years old. On facebook i made this page called "Alissa Simmons P2P student ambassador wish" donation page because i need help with tryin to raise money for my tuition so i can be a Student Ambassador for people to people ambassador program this summer because we are goin on a European Discovery trip where we are gonna travel to Austria, switzerland, france, and italy to discovery culture and learn about other things there. My tuition cost is gonna be $6,499 so i want to try to make money to help me reach my goal because this is an aswesome program im lookin forward to participate in cause not only will i get credits toward college but i will get $1 million promise in scholarships for traveling this summer with the people to people student ambassador program. So im askin if u may help me raise money so i can be able to be a Student Ambassador, it will really mean alot to me. Please and Thank you God bless.
Memorial services for Malvadene Land, 69, of Lampasas, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.
(BPT) - Last year, 232,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States and many were told they would need chemotherapy. With October designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is important that women diagnosed with the disease and their caregivers feel empowered to take charge of their cancer journey. For the many women undergoing chemotherapy, getting better is the top priority, but the side effects of treatment, such as hair loss and skin changes, also weigh heavily on their minds.
John Schultz remembers fondly how his classmates at Loveland High School in Ohio used to think that he and his older sister Tina were twins.
Maggie Sullivan, a breast cancer survivor, shows her tattoo during Ink It Pink, a fundraiser for breast cancer research, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Familia Ink Tattoo Company in Killeen.
With pink balloons billowing in the wind and a DJ spinning hit pop music, Familia Ink Tattoo Company refused to let the dreary weather stop their celebration Sunday afternoon.
A celebration of life ceremony and reception for Sandra “Anne” Deadman Everson, 68, of Harker Heights, will be at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Wildflower Country Club in Temple. A private inurnment service will be held separately.
Tattoo fans and their families are invited to join Familia Ink Tattoo Company to spread awareness for breast cancer research Sunday afternoon in tribute to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Funeral services for Garland Darrel Sheridan, 82, longtime Killeen educator, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Southside Church of Christ in Killeen with Keith Cormier officiating. Interment will follow at Killeen City Cemetery.
DALLAS — Dr. Jaya Juturi prescribes plenty of medications for her cancer patients, but she would be remiss, she said, if she stopped there.
The Citizens for Soldiers club will have its monthly meeting and workday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.