For someone dealing with cancer the holidays can be an added stress on top of what they are already going through. A group of Lexington women started an organization to try and ease that burden in honor of a friend who lost her battle to ovarian cancer.
More than a decade ago WKYT's Sam Dick was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In that time since his battle, Sam has been a link to hope to countless other men across central Kentucky by simply being a listening ear.
WKYT is partnering with Kentucky CancerLink, a nonprofit that works to help fight cancer in the state and raise awareness. In this Link to Hope story, we are taking you inside Kentucky CancerLink to learn more about the services offered.
WKYT is introducing a new monthly segment in partnership with Kentucky Cancer Link.It’s called Link to Hope and it will include stories about cancer awareness and give us the chance to celebrate survivors in central Kentucky.January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month and a new program called Yes Cerv! is aimed at providing free screenings and saving lives.In Kentucky the rates of cervical cancer are among the highest in the country according to national statistics.