Clinical trial offers patient renewed hope

When Viki Berry went to see her doctor after discovering a small lump on her hip, she received some unexpected news: She has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. It's a moment she will never forget.

"I kind of left the room, mentally," Viki recalls. "I was just gone, because I was thinking, 'How did I get cancer? What did I do?'

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Posted December 9, 2016

UPDATE: WVCI facility expansion brings additional changes for patients

Patients coming to WVCI's Country Club Road clinic between now and late January will need to use the rear service elevator to access the building's second floor departments.

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Posted December 7, 2016

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Grow Your Mo is back and hairier than ever

November is a pretty hairy month in Lane County. The annual Grow Your Mo campaign is underway: Twelve teams of men, no razors for 30 days and one big goal: to raise money for the Oregon Cancer Foundation.

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Posted November 23, 2016

Patient who lost belongings in fire encourages others to pay it forward

After serving more than 30 years as an officer with the Eugene Police Department, Lisa Barrong was looking forward to retirement. But just about 10 months before leaving her position, Lisa learned she had breast cancer. Having received clean mammogram results just days before, the diagnosis came as a complete surprise.

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Posted November 15, 2016

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Team Endure tests their endurance while supporting cancer patients

If the idea of going from the couch to participating in a triathlon in a matter of months sounds crazy, then you need to meet Team Endure.

This local group brings together people with different fitness levels—beginners to seasoned athletes—to train for endurance events. But they don’t just take on this challenge for their own benefit. 

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Posted November 10, 2016