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Beating cancer, times two

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A former Worthington woman who was the focus of a local benefit in mid-July as she battled her second bout of cancer has received some miraculous news.

Donata Baumgartner Ehlenz went to her doctor in Alexandria last week for a chec…continue reading on

Soderholm makes pillows for breast cancer patients

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s often the simple things — a smile, a kind word, a hug or a thoughtful gift — that can brighten the darkest of days for people living with chronic illness or facing the unknown.

The simple act of showing care for someone …continue reading on

Circle of Hope: Comfort and support for breast cancer patients

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Circle of Hope, a Duluth-based, all-volunteer non-profit organization has been providing financial help to breast cancer patients in the region since 2010. Over the past three years it has paid out thousands of dollars’ toward medical bills and liv…continue reading on

Study: Rural ND women get later cancer diagnosis

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Women living in rural North Dakota are less likely to have their breast cancer diagnosed until it has reached an advanced stage, according to a recent University of North Dakota study.
One of the authors of the study, fourth-year med…continue reading on

Windom walk raises money to fight breast cancer

October 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Tyann Marcy and her mother, Tammy Hall, don’t just wear pink ribbons in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month each October.
No, they raise major dollars to make a positive and immediate difference in the all-too-common, …continue reading on

Dickinson cancer survivor ‘thankful’ for dedicated month to breast cancer

October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

To Dickinson resident Colette Klewin, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about much more than just football players wearing pink. Continue Reading

Season of Hope: Butterfield and Hoffmann families bonded by Dickinson softball, breast cancer battles

May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Certain events happen in life that put everything else in the backseat. Such events happened in the lives of two Dickinson High softball coaches. Continue Reading

Study: should breast cancer patients skip the pre-op MRI?

December 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Using magnetic resonance imaging to “stage” a woman’s breast cancer before surgery might do more harm than good, according to an Australian and U.S. study. Continue Reading

Norby’s new decorations

October 24, 2012 in DL-Online

Bras are decorating the front of the Norby’s Department Store along Washington Avenue as part of the Bras with a Cause fund-raiser this week. Continue Reading

In honor of breast cancer fighters, survivors

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Pam Bares, owner of Masterpiece Gifts and Floral, left, and her father, Tony Volesky, release 74 pink balloons Friday afternoon from downtown Dickinson. Continue Reading

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