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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
Breast cancer survivor Jessica Arend sits with her husband and three sons in their backyard.

‘I never thought breast cancer would hit me’

Breast cancer survivor shares how she put breast cancer in rearview mirror
Jessica Arend Jessica Arend 6 min read
colorectal cancer screening: men and boy eating lunch

Colorectal cancer screening: Check out the options

With early detection, colon cancer is 90% treatable
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
Gary Burton lays back with cloths on his scalp as dermatologist Alyssa Hoverson performs Mohs surgery.

Skin cancer gives patient plenty of Mohs surgery experience

The treatment aims for a complete cure as well as a smaller scar
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 9 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 SHN Staff 8 min read
Ethan Erickson sits in a wheelchair petting a fish.

Cancer patient, 12, gets one last fishing trip — at hospital

Sanford Health and state agency quickly pulled off surprise for boy & family
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 19 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 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 Jane Thaden Lawson 14 min read