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,…

Sanford Hosts Pink Palooza for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There was a mobile unit that offers mammograms

FARGO, N.D. —┬áPeople get their pink on at Sanford’s Pink Palooza, which raises awareness for breast cancer. The event has live entertainment, food, and a mobile unit that offers mammograms. People could make “hope bottles,” which have messages of encouragement that will be given to patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Several doctors also spoke about the importance of having a…

Sanford Health Holds Inaugural “United in Hope” Luncheon

Oncologists and breast cancer survivors talked about Sanford's advances in breast cancer treatment

FARGO, N.D. —┬áPeople gathered to hear about the lifesaving treatment of breast cancer taking place right here in Fargo. The United in Hope luncheon is the first event of its kind to directly benefit the Edith Sanford Breast Center at the Roger Maris Cancer Center. People also had a chance to hear from survivors and oncologists to learn about the…