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HPV vaccine for cancers: Team turns an idea into reality

New vaccine may treat not just a single cancer but multiple cancers.
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 4 min read
Andre Johnson, who bought male breast cancer, and his daughter

Male breast cancer: Pink stands for men, too — even farmers

“I was speechless. How can a male have breast cancer? How could this happen to me?"
SHN Staff SHN Staff 9 min read
breast cancer survivor holding plate

Vaginal dryness common in cancer survivors

A diagnosis and treatment can create stress that has a deep impact on hormone levels for some patients. Here's what you can do.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 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
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Infusion center expands at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Relocation is part of an overall expansion and renovation of the cancer center to accommodate increasing patient volumes.
Darren Huber Darren Huber 3 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

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
Young ethnic mom with cancer holds her daughter

How to talk to kids about cancer

Talking about cancer is no easy task. From toddlers to teens, you can learn how to tell your kids you have cancer in an understandable way.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 15 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