Podcasts


Verna Rasmussen records a podcast on the breast cancer mentor program at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Podcast: Encouraging women, positivity with mentor program

28 min  ⋅ October 28th
Volunteers find joy guiding others through life-changing cancer journey
Sandy Dunn talks into a microphone during a podcast with Sanford Health News

Podcast: Women supporting women through diagnosis, treatment

31 min  ⋅ October 20th
Cancer mentorship program provides support for newly diagnosed patients
IORT is a type of radiation therapy used to treat breast cancer at Sanford Health

Podcast: IORT, radiation therapy treatment for breast cancer

16 min  ⋅ October 8th
Machine applies direct radiation to target area while sparing surrounding tissue
Doctor Jesse Dirksen sits in an upright posture, smiling during an interview

Podcast: Why a tumor board is critical to breast cancer care

26 min  ⋅ October 2nd
Physicians meet weekly to review all cancer cases and plan treatment
Dr. Anu Gaba talks with a nurse in an office

Podcast: What is breast cancer research?

31 min  ⋅ September 28th
Laboratory and clinical research critical to diagnosis, treatment for breast cancer
Dr. Andrea Kaster talks with a patient in an exam room

Podcast: Determining your breast cancer risk factor

22 min  ⋅ September 28th
Know your risk and get your annual mammogram to detect cancer early
Dr. Christina Tello-Skjerseth

Introducing ‘One in Eight’ podcast: The mammogram

40 min  ⋅ September 28th
The annual screening can save lives in women over 40
Larissa Risty and Jacqueline Palfy having a conversation in front of podcast microphones

Podcast: Genetics transform breast cancer screenings

26 min  ⋅ January 28th
WISDOM study shares clues about history and health, says Larissa Risty
pediatric cancer research: Sam Milanovich having a conversation with Jacqueline Palfy in front of microphones

Podcast: Personalized medicine treats kids’ cancers

20 min  ⋅ January 2nd
More precision means fewer side effects, says Dr. Sam Milanovich
Steven Powell smiling in front of podcast microphone

Podcast: Fighting cancer with personalized medicine

25 min  ⋅ November 5th
Dr. Steven Powell explains the power of chemo combined with immunotherapy
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Recent Stories


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
Tennyson Erickson takes a video call outside while friends and family watch

NFL star brightens end of chemo at Sanford Children’s

Patient gets a surprise call from an old friend: Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 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
Kim Skarphol and her friends, all dressed in pink, raise their arms to cheer as they finish a run to Roger Maris Cancer Center.

Running her way through chemo with a whole crew

Friends of Kim Skarphol made running to cancer treatment a group effort
Simon Floss Simon Floss 7 min read
Dr. Chery Hysjulien, Dr. Lyndsey Harper and Dr. Shelby Terstriep stand together during their efforts on the Rosy app

Cancer & intimacy: Sanford docs add to an app for that

Oncologist and psychologist host video classes on Rosy sexual health resource
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Scott Verkulien points to a silver bell on the wall of the cancer center. Survivors get to ring on their last day of treatment.

High schooler helps others after bout with lymphoma

Student athlete Scott Verkulien took on cancer his senior year of high school
Mick Garry Mick Garry 13 min read

A healthy diet: Your first line of defense against disease

Along with exercise, a balanced diet helps to ward off chronic illness
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read

Sanford oncologist helps ease patient worry during pandemic

When navigating a patient's cancer journey, Dr. Nurkic "treats them like family"
Simon Floss Simon Floss 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
Through the new COVID-19 home monitoring program, Sanford Health doctors and nurses can keep tabs on patients virtually.

Sanford encourages video visits for regular appointments

Patients can see their providers from the comfort and safe distance of home
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read