Ex-Ducks, Beavers Help Bidwell Give Back

ROSEBURG, Ore.– Former University of Oregon punter Josh Bidwell and his foundation hosted the 8th annual Josh Bidwell Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Roseburg Country Club on Friday. Bidwell, who survived testicular cancer and played 12 years in the NFL, is working to give back to his home state. Between a dinner gala and the … Continue reading »

Treatment Helps Prostate Cancer Patient

EUGENE, Ore. — In just a few days, a groundbreaking prostate cancer treatment will celebrate its three-year anniversary of FDA approval. Tim Daughtery was living a normal life in Florence with his wife Debbie, their three grown children and two grandchildren. That all changed in 2010 when he got the news that he had an … Continue reading »

Woman Accused of Faking Cancer

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Kendra Fain’s mugshot posted on the Douglas County Jail’s website tells part of the story; she was photographed in a red shirt, her hair cropped short. Former friends say Fain, booked on a theft by deception charge, is growing out her hair after she shaved it to make her fake cancer diagnosis … Continue reading »

Aspirin Could Reduce Melanoma in Women

(CNN) — Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society nearly 9,000 people die of the disease every year. Now a new study out of Stanford University School of Medicine finds that women who took aspirin on a regular basis reduced their risk of developing melanoma by 21 percent. … Continue reading »

Local Cancer Resource Center Celebrates

EUGENE, Ore. — Volunteers from the American Cancer Society celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Cancer Resource Center Friday. The center, located in the Willamette Cancer Institute, is open to anyone in the Eugene area battling cancer. The center consists of a room full of resources and the Believe Boutique, both staffed by volunteers. Cancer … Continue reading »

New Radiation Machine at Cancer Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon cancer patients have a new tool to fight the disease: a $2.3 million radiation machine. With technology rapidly changing, the Willamette Valley Cancer Institute felt the need to upgrade its radiation equipment. It wasn’t cheap, but one doctor says in the short amount of time since the purchase, even patients … Continue reading »

“Always Strong” – Blake Nichols’ Story

Lymphoma Survivor Holding Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to help fight blood cancer. Senior Vice President of Siuslaw Bank Jeff Gusinow stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about being a lymphoma survivor. He is hosting a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It … Continue reading »

Livestrong Texas 4,000 Bike Ride Passes Through Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 4,000 miles–that’s how far a group of young bikers will trek this summer. This group isn’t on this massive bike ride purely for fun, though. Forty-two people in their early 20s set out from Austin, Texas on June 2 with a goal of riding to Anchorage, Alaska by August 10. … Continue reading »

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