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Sanford Health geneticist talks in a white coat with blue sculpture in background.

The Chip: Pursuit of DNA leads to life-saving discovery

Sanford Imagenetics helped a patient find a cancer risk that runs in the family
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read

Safe, convenient mammograms: Tour a mobile screening unit

Sanford Health continues to offer mammograms-on-the-go to many rural areas
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
A mammography machine and breast image on a screen in a breast cancer screening room.

Mammography: Answers to common questions

When do you start? What are the benefits? A Sanford Health specialist explains
Katie Wright Katie Wright 4 min read

Mammogram detects breast cancer during pandemic

"I feel way more comfortable going to Sanford than I would to the grocery store"
Jon Berg Jon Berg 5 min read
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Cancer test invention spurs business spinoff in Sioux Falls

Former Sanford Health scientist, survivor developed a strategy
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 14 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 Mick Garry 8 min read
A Sanford patient and a teammate smile and put their arms around each other's shoulders at a baseball game.

Colonoscopy becomes lifesaver for baseball player, publisher

Billy McMacken survives stage 3 colorectal cancer with radiation, chemo, surgery
Mick Garry Mick Garry 17 min read
Dr. Preston Steen meets with an older female patient in a chemotherapy room.

Grant gives Sanford access to national cancer trials

Close to home, patients can join clinical trials trying to improve cancer care
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Mammography continues during the covid pandemic. Close up of pink ribbon badge on woman's chest to support breast cancer cause.

Breast cancer severity goes down with mammography screening

It's important to keep your screenings on schedule, even during pandemic
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
cancer survivor Megan McManus applies sunscreen to her arm

Melanoma survivor who had cancer at age 15: Save your skin

Heading out after staying in? Don't forget the sunblock
SHN Staff SHN Staff 11 min read