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Ep. 14: Colon cancer awareness and the importance of screenings

26 min  ⋅ March 14th
Colorectal screenings are an important measure in decreasing the risk of developing colon cancer and are now recommended at age 45.

Ep. 11: Importance of getting the HPV vaccine

20 min  ⋅ February 9th
The HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer and other cancers later on in life. Dr. Brooke Jensen, discusses the importance of this vaccine.
Sanford Health doctor wearinga pink breast cancer awareness lanyard smiles and speaks into a microphone.

Ep. 19: Sanford Health, NCI connect to study, prevent cancer

22 min  ⋅ January 31st
The 'Connect' study will follow participants for 10+ years

Ep. 10: Preparing for your first mammogram

23 min  ⋅ October 19th
When scheduling your first mammogram, you may have questions. Dr. Christina Tello-Skjerseth shares information to help you know what to expect.
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Ep. 9: Sanford offers the I-SPY 2 clinical trial

12 min  ⋅ October 19th
Sanford offers the I-SPY 2 clinical trial, a novel treatment study for breast cancer

Ep. 8: Food and nutrition tips after cancer diagnosis

34 min  ⋅ October 14th
Keep a balanced approach to help your body work through cancer, chemotherapy

Ep. 13: Committing to a cure for cancer

16 min  ⋅ May 24th
Through CAR T-cells, Dr. Carl June has found a way to fight leukemia

Ep. 5: Supporting the caregiver beyond cancer diagnosis

25 min  ⋅ May 17th
Reminding all caregivers they are not alone
Beyond the Diagnosis podcast series

Ep. 4: Supporting children during adult cancer diagnosis

25 min  ⋅ May 10th
Through CLIMB program, children are given early tools and emotional support to cope

Ep. 3: Focusing on lifestyle as medicine after diagnosis

18 min  ⋅ May 2nd
Improving quality of life through health and wellness coaching, education
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3D mammography available in Bemidji

3D mammography now available in Bemidji

The Edith Sanford Breast Center in Bemidji is now using 3D mammography. This advanced breast cancer detection tool gives radiologists better visualization of the breast. This includes identifying previously undetectable cancer earlier and reducing the need for additional follow-up tests. 3D mammography is the most effective screening tool for diagnosing breast cancer. It performs particularly […]
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Sanford studying impact of genetics on cancer treatments

A new study open and enrolling patients at Sanford Health is exploring how genomic profiling might help improve treatment options for patients with advanced or rare forms of cancer. The COMPASS study examines the latest genetic sequencing tools to personalize cancer treatments based on each patient’s genomic information. Steven Powell, M.D., and Sam Milanovich, M.D., […]
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Cancer research receives grant to move into clinical trials

The Cancer Biology Research Center at Sanford Research is the recipient of a five-year, nearly $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to translate laboratory research into clinical trials for head and neck and pediatric cancers. The grant was awarded as part of the NIH’s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, or CoBRE, which […]
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Breast cancer journeys different for every woman

Sanford Bemidji's entire oncology team works together to develop treatment plans to fit each patient's specific needs both medically and emotionally.
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Sanford clinical trial looks for genetic targets in cancer

A Sanford Health clinical trial that looks for genetic targets in cancer is now being offered at the Sanford Cancer Center in Bemidji. The Genetic Exploration of the Molecular Basis of Malignancy in Adults (GEMMA) is enrolling adult patients whose cancer has progressed after the first line of treatment, or who have rare cancers without […]
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Edith Sanford Breast Center receives $45,000 grant

Edith Sanford Breast Center is proud to announce a $45,000 grant, one of 23 recipients for the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program. Funding will support Sanford’s embrace survivorship program. The project granted a total of $1 million to organizations nationwide to support and educate more than 5,000 metastatic breast cancer patients, their caregivers and […]
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Hope and Hart launch Edith Sanford Breast Cancer

You know her as the energetic, confident, picture-perfect icon of “Entertainment Tonight.” But on August 17 at a special event in Sioux Falls, S.D., she stepped on stage personifying a new day in the fight against breast cancer. “Hello everybody. I’m Mary Hart. And this is my mother,” said the native South Dakotan, proudly holding […]
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Denny Sanford smiles and holds a framed photo of his mother, Edith Sanford.

Edith Sanford Breast Center announced

A Personal Journey At the age of four, philanthropist and Sanford Health namesake, T. Denny Sanford, lost his mother Edith to breast cancer. Today with a $100 million dollar gift from Mr. Sanford, we are honored to launch Edith Sanford Breast Cancer. This major expansion of Sanford Health’s medical research and clinical care will explore […]
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Understanding chemotherapy

Sanford Children’s Pediatric Oncologists are here to provide the latest in chemotherapy while minimizing side-effects as much as possible. Our pediatric cancer nurses and child life specialists are here to support each child and their family before, during and after treatment. What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy (often just called “chemo”) refers to medications that kill actively […]
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Fertile Hope offers help to cancer patients with infertility

Patients who are diagnosed with cancer face many emotional and physical challenges including the possibility that treatments meant to save their life may impact fertility. For many young people, the thought of being sterile can be almost as devastating as the cancer diagnosis itself. To assist cancer patients in their reproductive years, several local physicians […]
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