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November 25, 2017
Cancer Concerns and Connections plans meeting
November 25, 2017 - 6:51am
November 22, 2017
Shelly Engfer-Triebenbach (left) traveled to Germany to participate in a global panel about lung cancer. She met Shelly Lara Crissy (middle), who works for the pharmaceutical company, Boeringer Ingelheim, and Merel Hennik, a lung cancer patient from the Netherlands. Submitted photo
Osakis teacher spreads word about lung cancer
November 22, 2017 - 8:30am
October 20, 2017
The Blackduck High School football team met at midfield with cancer survivors and fighters prior to the Drakes' 35-0 win over Red Lake on Wednesday. (Micah Friez | Blackduck American)
Tackling cancer in Blackduck
October 20, 2017 - 6:52pm
October 4, 2017
Doctors thought a woman had cancer - but it was just a reaction to an old tattoo
October 4, 2017 - 12:39pm
September 11, 2017
Dr. Terrence Hopkins, who owns Manatee Dermatology, tells parents of young children to cover them up at the beach because of the threat later in their lives of skin cancer from accumulated sun exposure. His mantra is, "Pale is the new tan. Tan is out." (Richard Dymond/Bradenton Herald/TNS)
Pale is the new tan, dermatologist tells patients
September 11, 2017 - 1:47pm
August 31, 2017
Becky Strand of Alexandria (middle) and Cheryl Schaffran (right) speak with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about their husbands, Kurt Strand and Jamie Schaffran, who died from cancer. Both men were firefighters. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Serviceplay button
Klobuchar stops in Alexandria on tour to track firefighter cancer rates
August 31, 2017 - 3:22pm
August 30, 2017
An undated handout photo of a patient’s T-cells being reprogrammed in the laboratory to create modified T-cells that are genetically coded to recognize and fight the patient’s cancer. Companies and universities are racing to develop gene therapies, which will open the door to a radically new class of cancer treatments. (Brent Stirton/Novartis via The New York Times)
FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers
August 30, 2017 - 1:41pm
July 20, 2017
Wendy Filip, center, with daughter Kristin and husband Joe, had to pick up the pieces after Joe Filip's mother killed herself rather than comply with her doctor's ultimatum to quit smoking. She thinks smoking should be illegal. (Mike Mantucca/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
July 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
July 19, 2017
From left: Michael Lueken, Jeff Lueken and Janice Lueken embrace during the celebration to mark the beginning of construction of the Sanford Joe Lueken Cancer Center on Wednesday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A legacy of caring: Community celebration marks construction start of Sanford Joe Lueken Cancer Center
July 19, 2017 - 8:10pm
July 4, 2017
Strong support: Beltrami County Relay for Life on Saturday at Sanford Center
July 4, 2017 - 3:38pm
June 21, 2017
David Howell Evans, better known as The Edge of the rock band U2, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.
U2's The Edge talks up food as an anti-cancer weapon
June 21, 2017 - 5:00am
June 9, 2017
In October 2015, at 24 years old, Seth Lardy (right) was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. In order to manage the chronic disease, he takes at least 12 medications daily. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
June 5, 2017
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She nearly died after surgery, but this Minn. 22-year-old continues to battle a rare form of cancer
June 5, 2017 - 7:45am
May 30, 2017
Barb Swegarden grows vegetables in her backyard garden and has embraced a healthy diet and lifestyle and staying away from processed foods.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Eating to fight cancer gives survivors some control, doctor says
May 30, 2017 - 10:28am
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