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3D mammography nurse technician patient

5 reasons to get a 3D mammogram

3D mammograms can provide earlier detection, fewer additional tests and reduced anxiety
Keeley Meier 6 min read
cancer deaths decline: nurse talks with patient in scarf

Cancer deaths are on the decline in U.S., study says

Sanford Health screenings are key part of early detection
SHN Staff 8 min read
Pamela Harskamp wears a surgical mask while a Sanford oncology nurse leans over her in an exam room.

Cancer survivor shares importance of 3D mammography

Pamela Harskamp wants to use her experience with breast cancer to help others
Ashley Schwab 6 min read
Denise Kaeslin, a breast cancer survivor and supporter of Sanford Health's survivorship program, stands in front of a cornfield ready to be harvested.

Taking cancer survivorship care to the next level, for all

Inclusive care for cancer survivors is part of $1.8 million CDC grant
Jane Thaden Lawson 14 min read
dense breast tissue: woman getting a mammogram

What you need to know about dense breast tissue

Breast density is the ratio of fat to tissue and glands on a mammogram
SHN Staff 5 min read
Shelly Thiewes stands with three other women at a Sanford Cancer Center booth.

Nurse supervisor grateful for clinic’s mammogram reminder

Planning a screening day prompted Shelly Thiewes and led to cancer discovery
Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
two guys in a studio smiling

A father and son’s journey through prostate cancer

Radio personalities Ray and Mark Ricci thank early cancer screening
SHN Staff 7 min read
Two women flexing in Minnesota Vikings gear -- the power of mom and daughter colonoscopy.

Mom and daughter learn colonoscopy is key to stopping cancer

After 34-year-old was diagnosed with colon cancer, her mom was diagnosed, too
SHN Staff 6 min read
Sanford Health providers and genetic counselors work with families to determine if genetic testing is right for children

Genetic testing for pediatric cancer

When is it appropriate for a child to have a genetic test? Counselors weigh in.
SHN Staff 12 min read
David Rowe sitting at a desk looking at papers

Veteran David Rowe sees benefits, encourages genetic testing

Sanford Health offers all military & veteran patients genetic testing at no cost
Ashley Schwab 8 min read