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Cub Swanson and Ike Vallie-Flagg donate items to help cancer patient

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According to a Jan. 28 tweet from Ike Vallie-Flagg, the hard-hitting UFC superstar is doing his part to raise funds for a woman battling cancer.

Luann Miller, mother of WMMA Jam Live radio host Stacey Miller, was diagnosed with Stage IV Breast Cancer on June 9, 2012.

Stage IV cancers have often metastasized, or spread to other organs or throughout the body. Unfortunately, that is the case with Mrs. Miller.

She was diagnosed from a bone biopsy of her right hip, and immediately started a regimen of chemotherapy and radiation.

"The doctors told me people with her diagnosis don't typically make it past 12 months," Stacey said of her mother's condition. "She has been fighting the disease for over 18 months. She's been through seven chemotherapy treatments and several rounds of radiation. We've reached a point where chemotherapy is doing more harm than good, so we chose to stop treatments.

"Mom is now at the Monarch, a palliative care center, in Lincoln, Nebraska. They are staying on top of her pain and keeping her comfortable. In fighting cancer, she has touched so many lives and uplifted so many individuals."

Vallie-Flagg, 35, took to Twitter to provide the e-mail address for fight fans to lend a helping hand.

"Any donations can be sent via PayPal to: Stacey.miller@alumni.forest.edu or through my moms caring bridge page," Vallie-Flagg tweeted to his legion of Twitter followers.

He provided the link to the woman's CaringBridge page, where fight fans may leave positive messages and prayers.

Vallie-Flagg, a two-fight UFC vet, also donated an autographed "Fear the Fighter" t-shirt that will be auctioned off sometime in the near future, to help raise additional funds for Mrs. Miller.

UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson donated a signed t-shirt as well.

Stacey has been chronicling her mom's fight with a blog that supporters may read by following this link.

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