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The fifth annual festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, will support local cancer programs and services, celebrate cancer survivors and honor memories of those lost to cancer, and raise awareness about canc...
Patients in communities in southern Minnesota and across the state will soon have better access to new cancer treatments and enhanced care delivery thanks to a new state-funded partnership involving t...
It was science meeting faith for Kurt Jacobson, who could forgo traditional chemotherapy for his cancer thanks to new targeted therapy treatment.
"I give cancer nothing" sums up Mike Seykora's perspective about his diagnosis. Read about his inspiring attitude and positive care team.
Brenda Braatz is grateful for the team of medical "angels" who cared for her — body and soul — when she was being treated for breast cancer.
Ovarian cancer takes the lives of thousands of women each year. Knowing symptoms and risk factors can increase your chances of early diagnosis and recovery.
Michelle Messer, diagnosed with an aggressive form of stage 4 ovarian cancer five years ago, shares her message of hope and healing thanks to her team of physicians and nurses.
Megan Brooks lives every day to the fullest after her care team, family and friends helped her through two cancer diagnoses.
Cancer care doesn’t end just because treatment is done. Life doesn’t immediately go back to normal because you are done with radiation or chemotherapy. It's important to address the needs of cancer survivors with a survivorship care plan.
Did you know that cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of death in women? Find out what changed and how you can help protect yourself or your family against it.
Thyroid cancer arises from the thyroid gland — a butterfly-shaped organ located on the front of the neck whose main function is producing thyroid hormones to regulate metabolism. Thyroid cancer is the most rapidly increasing cancer in U.S., mainly due to advancements in imaging techniques that help detect smaller lesions.
I challenge you to not only support Breast Cancer Awareness Month but to take your own awareness of breast cancer one step further. I encourage you to be aware of the risk factors for breast cancer and what strategies you can implement in your lifestyle to reduce your risk.
When Cathy Klug was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, it came as a shock. The healthy, 43-year-old mom and school teacher had always taken care of herself and always enjoyed good health. But her positive attitude moved her forward as a true survivor.
At 31 years old with a young daughter and the natural inclination to go, go, go, slowing down was hard for Lindsey Bruns to imagine. However, Bruns, a business owner and Mankato resident, was forced to reduce her daily pace when she was hit with two major life events in 2016. She fell off her horse and broke her hip in May, and in June, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.