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You guys have helped me so much during this trying time.  Cancer can be so ugly, but you guys are beautiful. - M.W.

In their own words...

I want to thank everyone for their hard work, compassion and loving kindness that you have shown and continue to show toward me. Cancer robs us of almost everything, but helpful and caring organizations like yours give me the strength to fight my disease with all my might! - P.J.

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I can't even begin to explain, but I am so thankful for your help, it really made a difference and always came just as I needed it.  Thank you all sincerely from the bottom of my heart and I truly appreciate it! - D.C.

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From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for providing me with a compression sleeve and glove plus 2 bras.  This is an amazing resource with very caring and understanding staff. - D.P.

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Thank you so much for providing me with a compression glove and compression sleeve for my lymphedema.  Treatment costs associated with my breast cancer have become a burden and you eased that burden by helping with this treatment at no cost.  Thanks again! - R.M.

News & Events


October 11, 2016:  Toni Davis (Certified Patient Navigator) and Taryn Mahoney (Intern) on WTVQ.  View the Video

October 6, 2016:  Vicki Blevins Booth (Executive Director) and Monique Shaw (Intern) on WLEX.  View the Video

February 16, 2016:  Melissa Karrer (Community Relations) and Vicki Blevins-Booth (Executive Director) discussing screenings. View the video

May 30, 2016:  State of Cancer – WKYT  View the Video

May 16, 2016:  Vicki Blevins-Booth (Executive Director) and Melissa Karrer (Community Relations) WKYT Interview 2nd Annual Brave Faces of Cancer 5K and #UNTIL  View the Video

February 9, 2016:  Melissa Karrer (Community Relations) and Kim Blakeman (Certified Patient Navigator) on WTVQ Noon Show discussing cancer screening opportunities.  View the Video

December 14, 2015:  Article published by www.kyforward.com talking about how Kentucky CancerLink began.  Read article here.

December 2, 2015:  Article published by kyforward.com featuring Talia Weinberg and how Kentucky CancerLink helped her and late husband, Jeff, during their time of need.  Read article here.

December 2, 2015:  Interview (Melissa Karrer) for KY Gives Day 2015.  Watch video

November 16, 2016:  Article published by KYForward discussing the mission of Kentucky CancerLink.  Read article here.

May 21, 2015:  Vicki Blevins-Booth (Executive Director) and Melissa Karrer (Community Relations) WKYT Interview Inaugural Brave Faces of Cancer 5K  View the Video

March 25, 2015: WLEX 18 visits the Kentucky CancerLink office to discuss Colon Cancer Screening and Upcoming Events  Live with Lee  

September 13, 2014:  Downtown’s teal ribbons spread ovarian cancer awareness Read Article 

August 20, 2014:  Message from the Director (Mark Evers, MD, UK Markey Cancer Center: Serving An Important Area

March 23, 2014 Once helping those with breast and cervical cancer, Ky. Pink Connection expands.  Read article

November 9, 2012:  Video of Kentucky Pink Connection staff, clients and social workers  View the Video

April 27, 2012: WKYT Interviews KY Pink Connection Director  View the video (Story and video by WKYT reporter Amber Philpott)

April 9, 2012: Kentucky Pink Connection Founder Honored  Read full article here (Lexington Herald-Leader)


Kentucky CancerLink is supported in part by:

3 weeks ago

Kentucky CancerLink

We are so very thankful for the funding support from such a wonderful foundation! Thank you to Kristi Martin, LCF members and Board. Your generosity makes an amazing impact in Kentucky!Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 Lexington Cancer Foundation Grant Awards Luncheon today at the 21C Museum Hotel. Today we awarded numerous grants and heard heart felt cancer journey stories (soon to be shared) from board members and friends of LCF. Our grantees today came from all over the Commonwealth to accept their grants. We are honored to support their life changing programs that directly impact cancer care in our state of Kentucky.

Awarded today:
Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Baptist Health

Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky

Clay County Cancer Coalition

Jarret’s Joy Cart

Kentucky Cancer Link

Kentucky Prostate Cancer Coalition

Kid’s Cancer Alliance

CHI Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation

Tri-County Cancer Coalition

UKHealthcare/Markey Cancer Center Ovarian Screenings by Dr. John van Nagell

Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge

Thank you all for your help in our fight against cancer!
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Kentucky CancerLink

Toni and Melissa are attending this great conference today! Grant writing is an essential part of how we obtain funds and is NOT and easy process. Always glad to hear from those willing to share their wisdom! Thanks Kentucky Nonprofit Network for hosting! #rewrite19 ... See MoreSee Less

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