Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 20, 2019
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

Karen Danhof, right, enjoys a laugh with Whitney Carr, a registered nurse, as Danhof begins a chemotherapy treatment at CARTI Benton. Danhof, who has stage 4 colon cancer, volunteers at CARTI and is leading a fundraising campaign through the help of the CARTI Foundation to raise $75,000 to purchase heated infusion recliners and a hematology analyzer for CARTI Benton.

‘Heat the seats’

Cancer patient volunteers to lead fundraising effort

Carol Rolf

Standing outside the door of CARTI Benton, Karen Danhof waited to see her doctor and receive another round of chemotherapy for an inoperable colon cancer that has metastasized. The waiting room was full. Visitors learned that approximately 40 patients would be treated at the facility that day. “It’s so crowded in there. … Besides, it’s much cooler out here,” said Danhof, 64. She began to talk with those who had come to meet her and hear... READ MORE

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