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Mark Naaden checks on the contents of a grain bin on Nov. 9, 2017. Naaden continues to work on his ranch near Braddock, N.D., while receiving treatment for cancer. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
In tough times, agriculture comes through for its own
November 20, 2017 - 8:52am
November 12, 2017
Heather Huus, of Lincoln, N.D., had her stomach surgically removed because genetic tests showed she was at high risk for gastric cancer. Tom Stromme | Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota woman navigates life without a stomach
November 12, 2017 - 3:20pm
November 4, 2017
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Moorhead woman who wished to see Christmas lights passes away
November 4, 2017 - 2:20pm
November 3, 2017
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She's fighting a terminal liver disease and wants to see Christmas lights one last time
November 3, 2017 - 8:09am
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 17, 2017
Sanford's newest linear accelerator is seen Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in what was the lobby of the Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Roger Maris Cancer Center expands, gets new radiation treatment equipment
September 17, 2017 - 7:12pm
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 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 12, 2017
Scott Phillips, left, Josh Johannessen, center, and José Alfaro are biking across the country to raise money for pancreatic cancer research. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
From Portland to Portland: Cyclists raising money for pancreatic cancer research stop in Dickinson
July 12, 2017 - 10:16pm
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
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
May 12, 2017
Kayla Streich says it’s important to her that her daughter grow up watching her work out and setting a good example. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
A mom against all odds to celebrate first Mother's Day
May 12, 2017 - 7:44am