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Dansville Ovarian Cancer Survivor Takes Action to Help Others with Cancer

Dansville Ovarian Cancer Survivor Takes Action to Help Others with Cancer

After an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment where many showed support, Jennifer Howe wanted to give back. She began an organization called Cancer Comfort Bags that gives bags with useful items to patients undergoing cancer treatment. 

Breast cancer survivor: Stay active and trust your instincts

Breast cancer survivor: Stay active and trust your instincts

For Joanne Gernon, staying active and supporting others has helped her keep metastatic breast cancer from taking over her life.

Clinical trials at Wilmot aim to improve treatment for cervical cancer

Clinical trials at Wilmot aim to improve treatment for cervical cancer

A century ago, cervical cancer ranked as one of the deadliest cancers among women. Today, cure rates are high — around 90 percent — for these cancers found in the early to middle stages. Advanced cases, however, are much harder to treat, and Wilmot researchers want to find better options.

Family, Oncology Team Rally Together to get Father to Daughter’s Wedding

Family, Oncology Team Rally Together to get Father to Daughter’s Wedding

Marty Lembo has always done whatever he needed to do to be there for his kids. He was there for all their milestones — coming home from the hospital, their first day of kindergarten, teaching them to drive. When he found out just a couple months before his daughter’s wedding in 2017 that his colon cancer had progressed, he was devastated but determined.

Radiation Patients Can Herald the End of Treatment with New Bell

Radiation Patients Can Herald the End of Treatment with New Bell

Donated by Mike Mager, who underwent 33 radiation treatments at Wilmot, the bell signifies hope, strength and the beginning of a new chapter for patients.