Tag: CANCER

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Goose Creek Woman Battling Cancer Weds at Hospital

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Not even Stage 4 cancer could keep Kizzie Priestly, 39, from recently marrying the love of her life. On Thursday, the Goose Creek woman exchanged wedding vows with her fiance, David Hall, at Trident Hospital in North Charleston. The happy couple was supposed to get married Sunday, but after Priestly’s condition recently worsened, it required her to be admitted to […]

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American Cancer Society To Host Moncks Corner Relay For Life Event

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.– On Friday, April 21st, local residents will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Moncks Corner at Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex to raise funds and awareness in an effort to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer. The event starts at 5 p.m., with the Cancer Survivor lap and […]

Letter to the Editor: Chief Harvey Becker on Goose Creek Bike-A-Thon
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Letter to the Editor: Chief Harvey Becker on Goose Creek Bike-A-Thon

Dear Editor: On April 9, 2016, the Goose Creek Police Department sponsored its 31st annual “Making a Difference for St. Jude” Bike-A-Thon to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. I would like to report back to the community the success of this year’s campaign.  We had another successful year with 20 participants who rode over 200 miles and raised […]

Roper St. Francis to Host Free Cancer Screening & Prevention Expo in Moncks Corner
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Roper St. Francis to Host Free Cancer Screening & Prevention Expo in Moncks Corner

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–In 2016, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and 595,690 people will die from the disease. According to the National Cancer Institute, the most common cancers in 2016 are projected to be breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma of the skin, non-Hodgkin […]

Bike-A-Thon Takes Aim at Childhood Cancer
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Bike-A-Thon Takes Aim at Childhood Cancer

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Police Chief Harvey Becker is calling on all Goose Creek area residents to join the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s “Making a Difference for St. Jude” Bike-a-thon on Saturday, April 9. The event, in its 31st year, begins at 9 a.m. at the lake and hiker-biker trail behind Goose Creek City Hall. Riders are needed to […]