The University of Memphis women’s basketball team spent several hours Monday afternoon at the West Cancer Center in Germantown, Tenn. Players, coaches, and additional athletic support staff took part in activities at the WCC.

“The first thing that it shows us is that West Cancer Center is an amazing facility and the great job they are doing helping all people in the Mid-South and across the country with their cancer care,” said head coach Melissa McFerrin. “You can tell it’s a family environment there and that they really care about their patients and that they are just trying to help people get well and live a great quality of life.”

Upon arrival, the Tigers had the opportunity to meet Dr. Kurt Tauer, who has dedicated the last 30 years to treating patients in the Mid-South. Dr. Tauer is a senior partner and the Chief of Staff at West Cancer Center who spent time explaining to the Tigers the background of the WCC and what it does to help those in the Mid-South area.

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