BREAST CANCER

Friends And Family Host Meat Raffle Fundraiser For Woman Battling Breast Cancer

The group is also hosting a benefit for Johnson on January 23th at El Zagal in North Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — A group of family and friends come together to help fundraiser for a Fargo woman battling breast cancer. Dozens packed Speck’s Bar for a meat raffle with all proceeds going towards the medical bills for Michelle Erfle-Johnson. Johnson was diagnosed with stage 3-4 Aggressive Breast Cancer. She has gone through surgery and radiation treatment. Friends of Johnson…

Sanford Health is encouraging women not to put off breast cancer screenings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Edith Sanford Breast Center in Fargo says it has seen a decline in the number of women who have come in to get screened since the pandemic began

FARGO, N.D. — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Sanford Health has noticed a decrease in the number of patients coming in for their annual mammogram screenings. There have also been a decrease in the number of breast cancer diagnoses. This trend has begun to worry staff at the Edith Sanford Breast Center in Fargo. “If you don’t do it now,…

West Fargo Police Participating in Pink Patch Project

This is the second year the West Fargo Police Department is collecting donations

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is selling pink versions of the department patch as a part of the Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project started in 2015 with one police department in California, but has since expanded to include several hundred agencies throughout the world. This is the second year the West Fargo Police Department is collecting…

Women with breast cancer get help with procedures from Women’s Way

The organization was able to  get  her the  help  she  needed.

FARGO, N.D.- Sarah Bitzer was living a normal life taking care of her four kids when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in 2017 at the age of 34. She had no family history of breast cancer and had previously gotten genetic testing done to see if she carried the gene. She didn’t. So, Cancer wasn’t the first…

LIVE: Women’s Way Program Helps Pay For Breast Cancer Screenings

Early Detection A Key To Surviving Breast Cancer

Detecting cancer early can be the difference between beating the disease or not. Fargo Cass Public Health is making it easier for North Dakota women to get screened for breast cancer. The “Women’s Way” program helps some women pay for mammograms. Program Director Kristina Kluth says 98 percent of women survive breast cancer if they detect the disease early. Healthcare…

Bloated Red River Forces Course Changes For Fargo Mini Marathon This Weekend

Events are planned for both Friday and Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — The recent snowstorm and rainfall is taking a toll on the upcoming Fargo Mini Marathon. A large section of the half marathon course along the Red River is flooded. Marathon organizers are still working out the final details on the new route. Events are planned for both Friday and Saturday. The half marathon, 10K and 5K will…

#RunToRaise hosts its 8th annual event for Breast Cancer

Any member of the club can hop on the pink treadmill and add miles to the cause.

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and Family Wellness hosted their 8th annual #RunToRaise event to honor those who have been affected by Breast Cancer. For every mile that someone runs on the designated pinked out treadmill, Family Wellness donates 5 dollars to the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation. Those going through breast cancer treatment and survivors of breast cancer are…

Fargo Teachers Shave Heads for Sarah Barnum, Colleague With Cancer in Remission

Barnum had breast cancer and is now in remission

FARGO, N.D. — A Discovery Middle School music teacher’s battle with breast cancer is nearing the end with her cancer now in remission. Students and other teachers are supporting her for the final push – one lock of hair at a time. Students are packing the gym inside Discovery Middle School, but not for an average assembly. Music teacher Sarah Barnum…

West Fargo PD Auctioning Off Pink Patches for Breast Cancer

More than 40 officers, Carson Wentz, Blind Joe and America's Deadliest Catch star Lenny signed the patches

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After a month of wearing their pink patches while protecting the streets of West Fargo, the police department is now auctioning them all off. Officers raised almost $3,800 for the Edith Sanford Center during October. To help them reach a fundraising goal of $5,000, they will give more than 40 officers’ signed patches, including K9 Disco and…

Nearly $25,000 Raised for Essentia Health Cancer Center Patients

the money will be used for gas and grocery cards as well as lodging expenses and other comfort items

FARGO, N.D. — Big 98.7, D-S Beverages and Corwin Automotive raise nearly $25,000 for Essentia’s Cancer Center. The funds will go towards providing gas and grocery cards, hotel expenses, blankets and other comfort items for patients. Big 98.7 invited community members to drop off bras at the radio station as part of breast cancer awareness month. For each one dropped…