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West Fight On raises funds for the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research to support discovery, innovation and advancement in the field of adult cancer research and patient education, care and support. This year’s event boasted over nearly 3,000 people in attendance and raised over $635,000. Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s event.

logoSedgwick joins West Cancer Center in mission to eradicate cancer


“Our company philosophy is ‘caring counts,’ and few community institutions embody that belief better than the West Cancer Center. The Mid-South is fortunate to have an outstanding oncology center of this caliber bringing hope to those facing a cancer diagnosis.”


Matthew Stevens 1Participant Profile: Matthew Stevens


“It’s like a test. You prepare yourself, take the test and see what grade you get. What I’m dealing with now is a life test. My strength and abilities to get through a stressful situation while trusting God will all be tested. Many people have called me a trooper. I’m human, but this is my battle and I’m determined to get through this.”


Meleia KnightParticipant Profile: Meleia Knight


“I set a goal to increase my speed and distance until I was able to run again,” said Knight. “And every day, my sister, my running family, and my Bootcamp Fusion family were with me – every step of the way.“


Melody Douglas

Participant Profile: Melody Douglas


On June 4th, 2013, I got the call every woman dreads.

Colleen WFO 16

Participant Profile: Colleen Johnson


“Those are NOT numbers to live by…And I did NOT want to die.”


Debbie Russell

Participant Profile: Debbie Russell


“Cancer automatically means death to so many but to me, my mind never thought about dying”


Dr. VanderWaldeFrequently Asked Questions about Sun Safety


As summer quickly approaches, Dr. VanderWalde, shares tips on how to best protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.


Petals for PamPetals for Pam


“Each petal signifies her strength, courage, love, and selflessness.


April PhillipsParticipant Profile: April Phillips


“Cancer is an ugly disease that my mom fought until the bitter end, but there could be a future without it”


wfo2016_3West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. Returns September 16, 2017


Signature fundraising event for West Cancer Center unites participants, advocates in fight against cancer


simpson_stephMessage from the 2017 West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. Chair


After a whirlwind few days that involved an ultrasound and biopsy following a yearly mammogram, I received the call