Ruge DeVan, a coordinator for the Road to Recovery program, provided transportation for cancer patient Peggy Sebastian on Jan. 13 at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Lexington. The program pairs patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy with volunteer drivers.
Ruge DeVan, a coordinator for the Road to Recovery program, provided transportation for cancer patient Peggy Sebastian on Jan. 13 at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Lexington. The program pairs patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy with volunteer drivers. HERALD-LEADER
Ruge DeVan, a coordinator for the Road to Recovery program, provided transportation for cancer patient Peggy Sebastian on Jan. 13 at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Lexington. The program pairs patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy with volunteer drivers. HERALD-LEADER

Program seeks volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from treatments

January 25, 2012 12:00 AM

UPDATED January 25, 2012 07:44 AM

More Videos

  • Majority of football players had CTE shows study of donated brains

    A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.