Mercy Health celebrates new name for Cancer Center in Lorain

People with pairs of giant scissors stand in a line to cut a big ribbon.

A ribbon cutting introduced the revamped Mercy Health – O’Brien Cancer Center The new name honors a beloved Lorain community member On April 25, Mercy Health Foundation Lorain held a ribbon cutting in Elyria, OH, to reveal the Cancer Center’s new name and look. The updated Mercy Health – O’Brien Cancer Center honors the daughter…

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Meet Krista Hubbard

A middle-aged woman with long brown hair stands on her front porch on a sunny day.

Thanks to you, patients like Krista have access to colorectal cancer screenings In Krista Hubbard’s hometown in Breathitt County, the risk of dying from colon cancer is more than twice the national average. It’s that way for many of the rural Kentucky counties served by Mercy Health – Marcum and Wallace Hospital. Little did Krista…

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Margaret Hager’s Story

A middle-aged woman works in a coffee shop.

Your support of mobile mammography made it easy for Margaret to get her yearly mammogram Margaret Hager is on a fixed income and her insurance doesn’t cover preventative care. But that doesn’t stop her from prioritizing screenings that allow her to stay on top of her health, thanks to you. “My faith, my health and…

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Cathy Miller’s Story

An elderly woman smiles while standing outside Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center.

Cathy gives to Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation to provide quality cancer care for her community Cathy Miller’s cancer diagnosis made her acutely aware of how fortunate her community is to have the Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center and the Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health. “I had a series of caregivers who were…

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Meet Terrie Kimberly

An elderly woman stands outside of a Mercy Health Mobile Mammography Van, which is decorated with flowers.

Thanks to support for the Mercy Health Mammography Van, Terrie got the screening that found her cancer Terrie Kimberly wants you to know that your gift is the reason she’s here today. “I am alive because the mammography van found my two tumors,” she says. “The doctor told me they were undetectable and that I…

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Meet Candace Pitts

An middle-aged woman stands on a suburban street, smiling.

You helped Candace make the long trek to her treatments for breast cancer Candace Pitts is the co-owner of a bed and breakfast on a farm in rural Virginia. The seclusion is part of her business’ appeal. But it also makes her drive to see her doctor about two hours by car. After a breast…

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Meet Sue & Phil

Thanks to you, Phil can get cancer treatments at his hometown Willard Hospital Time and time again, Sue and Phil Wolfe turn to Mercy Health Willard Hospital to help them stay on top of their health. When Phil was diagnosed with cancer, he started his treatments in Tiffin. It was a hardship for the Wolfes…

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Tom Prendergast’s Story

An elderly man with glasses sits inside among some house plants.

Tom gives because he believes everyone should have the same great care his wife had Tom Prendergast’s wife, Susan, was well cared for by the Mercy Health Springfield’s Cancer Center during her cancer fight. After she passed away, Tom thought donating to the Center seemed like a wonderful way to honor her memory. “She was…

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Daphne Tirey’s Story

A woman stands beside a mobile mammography coach in Greenville, SC.

You helped Daphne get a lifesaving mammogram close to her home Your support of Bon Secours St. Francis mobile mammography vans isn’t just about providing a convenience, it’s about saving lives. When Daphne Tirey first came to South Carolina, she had to drive 40 minutes each way for her annual exams. She missed having a…

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Marathon runners take off from the starting line at the Panerathon in Youngstown, OH.

Schedule 8:00AM Registration opens 10:00AM 10K walk/run begins 10:05AM 2 mile walk/run begins Play Video A Community Favorite Check out some footage of previous Panerathons to get hyped up! This video should help you get a sense of how much fun is in store for you! And you’ll be able to see how much love…

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