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7-year-old celebrates being cancer free at Roger Maris Cancer Center

Tommy Calder was diagnosed with leukemia in February of 2018. After nearly three years of treatment, the Warren, Minnesota native is cancer free.

FARGO, N.D. –February 18th, 2018 was the day Robert Calder and Tina Flier heard every parent’s worst nightmare. “It felt like a big punch in the stomach,” said Calder. Their son Tommy was diagnosed with Leukemia. Since that day, the family has made the two-hour trip from their home in Warren, Minnesota to the Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo…

Couple makes comfier masks using 3D printer, donate them to Sanford Health

FARGO, N.D. – A husband and wife team are doing what they can for healthcare workers with the help of Microsoft. Ryan Borstelmann of Microsoft decided to improve mask comfort after hearing complaints from his wife who works at Roger Maris Cancer Center. Using a 3D printer and some open source designs, he went to work producing mask straps that…

Bison Basketball Team Honors Landon Solberg At Light It Up For Landon

"His story will continue forever and he's just indescribable. You cannot describe him with how nice he was."

    FARGO N.D. — Fans and players packed into the Scheels Center lighting up the court with their Landon’s Light Gear for Landon Solberg. His kindness and good deeds extend well beyond the valley. “I was friends with Landon and he was on my 4th grade football team and we talked a lot at basketball tournament,” Landon’s Friend Braden…

61 For 61 Radiothon Raising Money For Roger Maris Cancer Center

Fundraiser Runs All Day Friday At West Fargo Family Fare

WEST FARGO, N.D. — One of the biggest cancer charity events in the region is this Friday, and you can help families facing the disease all day. Sanford’s 61 for 61 radiothon starts at 6:00 a.m. Friday, September 6th. The money goes to support patients at the Roger Maris Cancer Center. 107.9 The Fox is broadcasting live from the Family…

Sanford Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer to Cancer Patients With Christmas Carols

More than 80 people volunteered to sing this year

FARGO, N.D. — Patients get a special, holiday surprise from employees at Sanford’s Roger Maris Cancer Center. Sanford’s employee choir spent the morning trying to brighten some patient’s day with plenty of Christmas carols. Patients can spend hours getting their chemo treatments at the hospital, which is why they say Christmas songs are great way to help the time fly by….

LIVE: FeBROary Combines Beer And Charity

Proceeds From Chairty Event Help Roger Maris Cancer Center

  Brian Frank with Bergseth Bros. joins us to talk about the second FeBROary charity event. FeBROary starts with a large list of beers. Frank shared several of them with us. There will also be appetizers, haircuts and trims from Men’s Hair Co., and a silent auction. Proceeds from tickets, the auction, and vendor fees go to the Sanford Roger…

“Real Men Wear Pink” Donations Help Fund American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Programs

Free Wigs, Cosmetics and Consultations Are Provided To Those Impacted By Breast Cancer

FARGO, ND — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and KVRR anchor TJ Nelson is helping raise money for the American Cancer Society through the “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign. Earlier this month, we featured the cancer-battle story of Maria Schmidt. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after returning to college to pursue a nursing degree at UND. She beat…

“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….

Documentary From Local Filmmaker Follows Local Women With Breast Cancer

"Part of me Now" Premiers October 1st at Fargo Theater

  Denise Schrader, one of the subjects of the documentary “Part of me Now”, joins Adam Ladwig to talk about the documentary ahead of its Fargo premiere. The documentary follows four women, including Schrader, who are battling breast cancer. Director Emily Gerhardson is from Fargo. Schrader talks about how cancer is as much of an emotional battle as a physical…