Woman with breast cancer to be Panther’s ‘Keep Pounding' drummer Sunday

Woman with breast cancer to be Panther’s ‘Keep Pounding' drummer Sunday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers will honor a woman fighting breast cancer as their “Keep Pounding” drummer this weekend.

Stephanie Killian was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer after her husband noticed a lump.

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“I asked every doctor on the first visit am I going to live long enough to see my kids grow up?” Killian said. “And unequivocally without hesitation I was told yes. And that’s all you need to hear.”

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9′s DaShawn Brown spoke to Killian ahead of the Panther’s game about the inspiration in her life that helps her keep pounding.

The Panthers face the Chicago Bears at home Sunday. Before kickoff, we will bring you special Panthers game day coverage, including the keys to the team extending its winning streak. Hear from the players, watch a Bears film breakdown, and test your trivia skills.

>>It all begins at 11 a.m., right here on Channel 9

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