Since 2008, our mission has been to reduce and/or eliminate barriers to screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

UNTIL there is a cure for cancer, Kentuckians need help TODAY!
KCL Voice
November 2018
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KCL Stats
1/1/18 to present:

Number of Services: 2724

Number of Clients: 1586 (average 1.72 services per client)

Counties: 104 (average 26.19 per county)

Services include cancer screenings, transportation assistance, mastectomy supplies, wigs/headwear, lymphedema garments. Services based on eligibility guidelines and available funding.
THANK YOU!
Grant Awarded
Thank you to the United Breast Cancer Foundation for awarding Kentucky CancerLink with $4000 to help provide assistance for treatment, wigs and transportation for Kentucky breast cancer patients!
A HUGE THANK YOU to Carol Capps and her amazing group!! They raised $10,000 for Kentucky CancerLink at their Pink Ribbon Walk in Calvert City, KY!!

We have such gratitude for the awesome support that will provide resources to to breast cancer patients in the western part of the Commonwealth!
Pictured: Carol Capps and Vicki Blevins-Booth
Thank you to Brighton Collectibles in Fayette Mall for selecting Kentucky CancerLink as your benefiting charity through October 31st! Funds were raised to support breast cancer patients in Kentucky!
How can you help?
Kentucky CancerLink's Programs are only possible due to funding from individuals and Community Partners! If you are able to donate, please help us in our mission to reduce barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment for cancer!

UNTIL there is a cure for cancer,
Kentuckians need help TODAY!!
Out and About . . .
Spectrum News Kentucky - In Focus
KCL Executive Director, Vicki Blevins-Booth and Assistant Director, Melissa Karrer sat down with Spectrum News Kentucky anchor, Mario Anderson to discuss Kentucky CancerLink for their Breast Cancer Awareness segment.

Watch the segment HERE!
18th Annual Women's Wellness Day hosted by the Madison County Breast Cancer Support Group
Melissa attended this great annual event focusing on women's health issues as a whole. She had the opportunity to speak to the many ladies in attendance about the programs provided by Kentucky CancerLink as well the Kentucky Women's Cancer Screening Program offered through their local health department.
Mamm's Day Out!
30 women screened on Saturday, 10/27!
KCL is so thankful for our partnership with UK Markey Cancer Center and Outreach Director, Melissa Hounshell! Mamm's Day Out is a great free Saturday screening for those in need of a mammogram! The event took place on Saturday, 10/27 with 30 women receiving screening mammograms!
What's Up Next?
Colon Cancer Screening with 'Talking Card' Pilot Program
Kentucky CancerLink is pleased to partner with Kentucky Cancer Consortium, Kentucky Cancer Program, American Cancer Society and the UK Markey Cancer Center for a Pilot Program adding in a 'Talking Card' as an educational tool for completing the OC Light Colon Cancer Screening FIT Kit. We hope to prove that the talking card is a great addition to our current navigation program to help with compliance in completing and returning the kits.

If you, or someone you know are over 50 and have not had a colonoscopy in the last 5 years, call Kentucky CancerLink for a free colon cancer screening kit! 859-309-1700
Meet our Interns!
Michael Opoku-Gyimah
Where are you from? I am from Kumasi, Ghana, but I live in Richmond, KY.

Where and what are you studying? Public Health, Eastern Kentucky University

What is a future career goal? To be a public health advocate for underdeveloped counties and also help people achieve their fitness goals.

What do you enjoy most about Lexington? I like the diversity in Lexington and its multicultural restaurants.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving from KCL!
Pictured: Kim Blakeman, Vicki Blevins Booth, Priscilla Buahin (intern), Michael Opoku-Gyimah (intern), Melissa Karrer, and Toni Davis. Not pictured: Diana Quinones, Nicole Graf (intern), and Amber Hanna (intern), Jessica Evans (intern), and Kate Sass (intern).
Kentucky CancerLink
2425 Regency Road, Suite B
Lexington, KY 40503
Office: 859-309-1700
Toll Free: 877-597-4655