We Believe in Memphis: Meet Dr. Bill West

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“We Believe in Memphis” is a media outreach ministry that’s aim is to tell the good stories and good news of the Memphis Metro area. Our WCC founder, Dr. Bill West, meets with Stan Stanford and Maxi Dunham to talk about his own story, West Cancer Center, and his goals for the future! To view the entire segment, please visit http://www.webelieveinmemphis.org/west-cancer-center-dr-bill-west/.

Lung Cancer Screening Program Launched To Bridge Access To Care In Memphis

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(Memphis, TN)—November 2, 2016 — A new initiative to help get current and former smokers screened for lung cancer is launching locally in Memphis. The local program is part of a three-year project overseen by the American Cancer Society, Christ Community Health Services, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), and West Cancer Center to develop… Read more »

Just In: New Avon Foundation-funded Breast Cancer Study Finds Black Women Are Dying At Higher Rates Than White Women

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Study cites significant decrease, however, in the disparity in Memphis, Philadelphia and Boston markets over the study period NEW YORK, NY – October 3, 2016 – Today, the Avon Foundation for Women released a new study on the Black:White disparities in breast cancer mortality in the 50 largest cities in the United States between 2005 and… Read more »

Jack And Betty Moore Pledge Multi-million Dollar Gift To Fund Women’s Cancer Research

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West Cancer Center announced today a personal significant gift from Jack and Betty Moore to The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, the fundraising arm of West Cancer Center. This generous commitment to the UT/West Institute’s Capital Campaign is in honor of West Clinic’s founder, and the Moore’s Brother-in-Law, William H. West, MD, who… Read more »

Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium Launches “Sister Pact”

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Newly formed Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium launches “Sister Pact” – an initiative to encourage regular breast cancer screening, as appropriate, and provide information about local breast health services, such as free or low-cost mammograms. New Community Educational Program Aims to Help Address Breast Cancer Survival Disparity of African-American Women in Memphis Memphis – August 29, 2015 –… Read more »

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