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October 8, 2015
After she was diagnosed with breast cancer and went through treatment, Tanya Engesether set a goal to take part in the first Blue Ox marathon in 2013. She continues to run and will take part in Saturday's 26K Lake Loop as part of Blue Ox events. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Running after recovery: Cancer survivor to compete in Blue Ox event for a third year in row
October 8, 2015 - 8:33pm
October 7, 2015
A spiritual healer gave Rachel Schoelkoph the name "Mud Turtle Woman" as a child. Today, the breast cancer survivor from Red Lake fashions purses out of turtle shells which are among the crafts she turned to when recovering from cancer treatments. (Crystal Dey, Bemidji Pioneer)
Solace in the sticks: Woodworking helps breast cancer survivor cope with illness
October 7, 2015 - 6:57pm
June 5, 2015
Cancer survivors picnic at Sanford Bemidji
June 5, 2015 - 7:48pm
May 21, 2015
Cancer survivors picnic at Sanford Bemidji on June 7
May 21, 2015 - 9:18pm
May 20, 2015
Sanford clinical trial looks for genetic targets in cancer
May 20, 2015 - 9:00pm
January 25, 2015
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
January 25, 2015 - 12:00am
December 6, 2014
Nicole Jaranson and her father, Steve, partcipate in the "Shoot for the Cure" fundraiser Saturday in the 4H building at Beltrami County Fairgrounds. The Bemidji Archery Club was one of four clubs around Minnesota that hosted an event Saturday to raise funds to fight breast cancer.
Ribbons and Bows: Bemidji Archery Club hosts breast cancer awareness benefit
December 6, 2014 - 6:51pm
September 26, 2014
Tyrell Durant, middle in blue, gives it all he’s got in the tug-of-war Friday afternoon during the annual Relay Recess at J.W Smith Elementary. Tyrell had the lead spot on his team. Directly behind him, pictured at right, was classmate Damien White. At left is Marquise Roland, who had the lead spot on his team. All three are in the first grade at J.W. Smith. Bethany Wesley | Bemidji Pioneerplay button
Video: A rally for Relay; Elementary schools join together to help fight cancer
September 26, 2014 - 11:24pm
July 9, 2014
Wanda Roff is this year’s ambassador for cancer survivors for Saturday’s Relay for Life at the Sanford Center. She will be part of a group who will donate their hair to Locks for Love during the event. Roff purchased her Honda motorcycle three years ago as a treat to herself for remaining cancer free.  Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Striking a blow against cancer: Beltrami County Relay for Life on Saturday at Sanford Center
July 9, 2014 - 11:57pm
June 20, 2014
Sanford Bemidji Cancer Center reached a milestone Tuesday, achieving two cancer care accreditations. Making the announcement was Dr. John Bollinger, chairman of the cancer committee for Sanford Bemidji .
'A circle of love:' Sanford Bemidji Cancer Center celebrates achievements
June 20, 2014 - 11:42am
December 4, 2013
Thousands expected to sing 'Clouds' at MOA
December 4, 2013 - 9:10am
May 10, 2013
N.D. men with bladder cancer sue drugmaker
May 10, 2013 - 2:24pm
December 14, 2012
Sanford Bemidji participates in colorectal cancer screening collaborative
December 14, 2012 - 9:50pm
October 23, 2012
Bemidji native, retired brigadier general, loses cancer battle
October 23, 2012 - 11:05pm
March 8, 2009
Polyp Man, aka Warren Larson, protests against colorectal screening outside MeritCare-Bemidji Same Day Surgery. Health care committee members from Bemidji, the Red Lake Nation and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe have organized a series of educational meetings about colorectal cancer screening using humor as a vehicle to open dialog about a difficult subject. Pioneer photo/Molly Miron
Group uses humor to spread cancer prevention message
March 8, 2009 - 3:43am