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What you need to know about dense breast tissue

Breast density describes the ratio of fat to connective tissue and glands on the mammogram.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
helpful tips to quit smoking or using tobacco

5 steps to quit smoking or using tobacco

“When people have been smoking for so long, it’s become part of their daily life."
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
High school classmates Peggy Haken (in purple) and Marcia Johnson (in blue).

Classmates brought back together through breast cancer

“There we were, two in our class (of 21) with breast cancer."
Jane Heilmann Jane Heilmann 8 min read

Revive: Survivors gather at breast cancer retreat

"This retreat is a great way for me to connect with people that know exactly what I am going through"
Avatar Megan Quandt 3 min read
Danyell and Sophie Skillman in front of the Grand Canyon

Wisdom Study leads woman to breast cancer gene discovery

'It becomes less about me and more about my family or more about my kids and wanting to watch them live a long, healthy life.'
Carson Walker Carson Walker 7 min read

Breast reconstruction during mastectomy surgery

'I went to sleep with breast cancer and woke up with new breasts and no cancer.'
Carson Walker Carson Walker 11 min read

A father and son’s journey through prostate cancer

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The father and son duo of Ray and Mark Ricci has been informing and entertaining people from their perch behind a radio station console for a combined 80 years. Ray Ricci retired following a 50-year career on the airwaves after working in many different locations. Mark Ricci followed in his father’s footsteps. […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
Dennis Zeto, who battled bladder cancer

Using every tool at his disposal to beat bladder cancer

'For me, that was my faith, my family and the support I received from my care team.'
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 5 min read
exterior of the Sanford Joe Leuken Cancer Center

Sanford Joe Lueken Cancer Center opening soon

It has 20 infusion suites, 15 exam rooms, on-site infusion pharmacy and lab services, boutique, bistro, garden and other patient-centered amenities.
Nadine Aljets Nadine Aljets 4 min read

North Dakota rancher regrets not getting colonoscopy

Like a lot of farmers and ranchers, Lynn Gustin was itching for warmer weather, so he could get back into the field, during an interview in early 2018. The 59-year-old has a lot more peace of mind than four years ago when he went in for his first colonoscopy and heard the word nobody wants […]
Jon Berg Jon Berg 5 min read