Local Cancer Patient Gifted New Car

The Secret Samaritan Charity Program strikes again. Crystal Montoya of Helper was gifted a Hyundai Sonata as a way to travel safely to and from her medical treatments in Salt Lake City. The nomination came from Montoya’s neighbor and friend, Jessica Cocciolo. She explained that Montoya has been diagnosed with breast cancer and travels frequently…

Teen swimmer raises thousands for cancer research

A Bay Area swimmer is making a splash in the fight against cancer. A Bay Area swimmer is making a splash in the fight against cancer. The pool has been Wyatt Deaton’s place of respite after his mom’s battle with cancer. She was diagnosed four years ago. Michelle Deaton went through 11 rounds of chemotherapy…

A Powerful Metastatic Lung Cancer Mantra: It’s Possible All Will Be Okay

“Scanxiety” and a fear that cancer will return are common among people who have metastatic lung cancer. But visualization, positive thinking, mantras, and other techniques can help offset negative thoughts and emotions. Is the cancer back? This is one fear that many people who’ve undergone treatment for cancer can relate to, in part because they often need…

CTV’s Jayne Pritchard shares her cancer journey four years after diagnosis

CTV’s Jayne Pritchard discusses her new book about her cancer journey, setbacks and her hopes to help others. Four years after her cancer diagnosis, Jayne Pritchard shares her journey in her new book, Breast Cancer After the Diagnosis, One Woman’s Story of Overcoming Setbacks. “It took two years to write, and I think it’s important when…

Cancer-surviving Puerto Rican teen savours last Olympic hurrah

William Flaherty is only 17 but the Puerto Rican ski racer already knows Wednesday’s slalom race will likely be his last Olympic appearance, as a “saddening” forced retirement from the sport approaches. Though Flaherty will compete in the world junior ski championships in Canada in March after the Beijing Games, his thoughts will then immediately…

Andrew Jones To Donate Portion of NIL Earnings to V Foundation

Texas guard Andrew Jones will donate a portion of his NIL earnings this season to cancer research through a partnership with the V Foundation. Jones made the announcement on Friday and ESPN reported the story. ESPN has a long-standing partnership with the V Foundation, which is named for former NC State head coach and ESPN commentator…