“Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign: Maria’s Journey From Breast Cancer Diagnosis To Survival

Her Midlife Return To College To Become A Nurse Was Suddenly Interrupted

FARGO, ND — “I can’t tell this story over and over and over, I’m not ready for it,” said Maria Schmidt. It’s a feeling likely shared by thousands of women and men when they are first diagnosed with breast cancer. “Now, it’s part of who I am.” Maria is a proud breast cancer survivor. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month….

“Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign Begins With “Maria’s Journey” on KVRR

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FARGO, ND — Maria Schmidt decided to make a career change and returned to college at UND only to have her plans interrupted by a breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 40.  Hear how she fought back, beat cancer and got her degree on KVRR Local News at 9. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and you help fund…