Colon cancer

Mother & Daughter Share Experience with Colon Cancer

They are hoping to bring awareness to topic in the community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Strength and determination are two words that best describes the journey Amanda Houston and her mother overcame. “Very up and down emotions,” said Houston. At age 34 Amanda received the news every person regrets hearing. “I had been experiencing some symptoms for a while and went in to receive a colonoscopy and they did find that…

Artist creates Downtown Fargo mural for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The goal of the campaign is to raise $30,000 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  The Real Men Wear Pink of Fargo-Moorhead is teaming up with a local artist to raise awareness. Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancers there is according to the American Cancer Society. Yet, misconceptions surrounding the disease still follow. Especially when it comes to the role…

Team Chip presents $50,000 check to Lend A Hand Up

The group of friends hosts Bowlin' for Colon to fundraise money for the organization in honor of their late friend Maynard "Chip" Johnson

FARGO, N.D. — One group is continuing their tradition of giving back to honor their late friend. Team chip has come together every year since 2011 to host a benefit for Maynard “Chip” Johnson who was battling colon cancer. Lend A Hand Up helped them host their first successful event. They raise funds each year at their Bowlin’ for a…

Man Who Married Woman He Didn’t Know At Mall of America Passes Away

David Weinlick Married Elizabeth Runze in June 1998 After Friends Picked Her From Hundreds of Interested Women

1998 Ceremony 1/1 2017 Vow Renewal Show Caption Hide Caption The groom who said “I do” to a woman he had just met in a well-publicized wedding at the Mall of America 20 years ago has died. David Weinlick had colon cancer. He was 48. A friend who helped arrange David’s marriage to Elizabeth Runze in June 1998, says he…

Health Matters: Getting Screened for Colon Cancer

Physicians say the second most deadly cancer, colon cancer, is preventable

HEALTH MATTERS — Doctors are urging people to get checked for colon cancer during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. But what can you expect to go through when getting screened for the second most deadly cancer among US men and women? Catching a pre-cancerous growth in your colon at age 50 can add up to 30 years to your life. The…