cancer

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

Lincoln community to help cancer victim go to Disneyland

  During her difficult bouts with breast cancer over the past two years, Lisa Miller has had one enduring wish: to take her 6-year-old grandson, Braxton, to Disneyland. With ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Exposure to tobacco is risky and costly

In the fight against cancer, new drugs, technologies and ongoing research are essential. But nothing would make a greater impact against the disease than eliminating tobacco use a ...

Take charge and reduce your breast cancer risks

When it comes to our health, no one likes to be surprised. Cancer can strike anyone at any age and breast cancer is most common among women. Although most abnormalities detected ...

Kings make Karla's day

One 11-year-old Lincoln resident felt like a celebrity on Easter Sunday, complete with a limo ride and floor seats during the Easter Sunday Kings game. Karla Cruz, 11, who has be ...

April 29 golf tournament to benefit Prince family

For Carol Prince, an April 29 golf tournament is more about showing how many support her husband rather than raising funds to help with medical bills. The tournament is a benefit f ...

Colorectal cancer survivor encourages awareness

The 2nd annual Putt for Your Butt golf tournament has a silly name and a serious purpose. Florence Kurttila, a cancer survivor in her 11th cancer-free year, is a board member ...

A mother’s last wishes

Forty-year-old Crystal Shawnee’s last thoughts are about the welfare of her family, specifically her two children. The Lincoln resident has just days left to live. She has Stag ...

Cancer hits all ages

Carol, thank you for your kind words re Linda (Page A4, Feb. 10 News Messenger, “Get a mammogram for you and your family). All women need to understand that the arbitrary 40 ye ...