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Colonoscopies: Debunking the myths

Procedure can help prevent colon cancer (and you might not even remember it)
Katie Wright 6 min read
A happy, healthy mid-40s couple hugs on a sunny beach.

Colorectal cancer screening: Check out the options

With early detection, colon cancer is 90% treatable
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
A Sanford Health patient checks in at the front desk with a nurse in PPE.

Preventive health screenings you should not postpone

Now is the time to take care of any screenings that you've put off
Mick Garry 9 min read
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Understanding cervical cancer: signs, causes & risk factors

HPV vaccination and routine screenings can help prevent cervical cancer
Katie Wright 8 min read
A Sanford Health doctor and his wife smile while sitting outdoors on a fall day.

Newlywed couple navigates cancer together

Sanford doctor, wife each encouraged the other to seek treatment
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
breast cancer survivorship: hand holding letters spelling hope with a pink ribbon as the letter O.

Breast cancer survivorship 101: What next?

Lifestyle changes encouraged for breast cancer survivors
Heather Casper-McLay, CNP 5 min read
A Sanford employee in workout gear smiles triumphantly at the top of a set of stone stairs surrounded by leafy gardens.

Screening catches breast cancer early

Mammogram begins Sanford employee’s cancer journey from Aberdeen to Sioux Falls
Ellen Koester 6 min read
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Breast cancer survivor urges women not to delay screening

Mammogram detected breast cancer at earliest and most treatable stage
Ashley Schwab 6 min read
A Sanford Health breast cancer doctor and staff pose standing, dressed in pink.

Algorithm spots patients’ potential breast cancer risk

Sanford Health develops AI to look for clues in provider notes on family history
Carson Walker 11 min read
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Sanford nursing supervisor driven to build team leaders

Carrie Hawley supports team and patients as a leader and mentor
Ashley Schwab 7 min read