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Sanford Medical Center Unveils New Veteran’s Club

The hospital is also putting one in South Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The next time you go to Sanford Health’s main campus, you’ll probably notice its newest addition to the building. The hospital unveiled a wing completely devoted to veterans. Put some veterans who have never met each other in a room together and you’ll get the same result every time. “That all takes a couple of minutes, a cup…

North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Announces 2018 Awards

There were 20 nominations

  FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable passed out awards to those who have been influential in fighting the disease. They awarded colorectal cancer survivor Amanda Houston with Champion of the Year, Family Healthcare a cancer screening award and Sanford Health with Organization of the Year. The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribal Health and Indian Health Service…

North Dakota Ranks Among Top States in Lung Cancer Survival Rates

American Lung Association releases report that puts North Dakota in Top 25% in Diagnosis, Survival Rates

FARGO, N.D. — At Essentia Health in Fargo, lung cancer is the second highest diagnosed cancer among men and the third highest among women. The American Lung Association says North Dakota ranks among the states with the lowest rate of lung cancer patients nationwide. The Peace Garden State also falls among the top 25% percent in the nation in lung cancer…

Sanford Health: One of Fourteen Participants in Diabetes Study

Sanford Project T-Rex Study gathers 110 patients to see if T-regulatory cells can reverse Type 1 Diabetes

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has one of the highest rates of Type 1 Diabetes patients in the nation. However, at Sanford Health in Fargo, a clinical test can be a game changer for a disease’s impact on children’s lives. In a partnership with Caladrius Biosciences, Sanford Health has launched the Sanford Project T–Rex Study to study how patients react…

New Year, Same Germs: Doctors Seeing More Flu Cases After the Holidays

Doctors Are Seeing Patients Pour in With Flu Symptoms Through the Fargo-Moorhead Area

FARGO, ND — Many people look forward to the holidays, but spending time with loved ones could be getting you sick. Doctors say the holidays can always play a factor in the number of flu cases because there are larger numbers of people gathered together in one space. That means people are exposed to more germs, then go home and…

Sanford Health Hosts Veterans’ Appreciation Breakfast

Sanford Health Hosts Veterans' Appreciation Breakfast at the West Fargo VFW

FARGO, ND — Veterans in our community were treated to a free breakfast thanks to Sanford Health. The meal at the West Fargo VFW was to let veterans know the details on the upcoming construction of a new Veterans Club in the Sanford Medical Center Fargo campus. The club will be a safe haven for veterans and their families in…

“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…

Sanford Health Named New Title Sponsor of the Fargo Marathon

Sanford Health Has Been Named the New Title Sponsor for the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — Sanford Health has been named the new title sponsor of the Fargo Marathon. The Fargo Marathon said they are looking forward to growing the event with this new partnership through Sanford’s marketing expertise and community engagement. Sanford said they are excited to be a sponsor because the marathon supports their values of a healthy lifestyle and economic…

Life After Breast Cancer: Survivors Gather for a Sanford Health Retreat

this is the fifth year the hospital hosted the retreat

FARGO, ND — Two years ago, Andrea Malm was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. “You’re going to grieve. It’s sad. It’s hard. When I was diagnosed, my mom was with me. That was hard to see her break,” she said. She can now say she’s a survivor. Malm is in remission and is adapting to life after cancer. Sanford…

Oh Baby! West Fargo Police Officers “Dive In” and Help Deliver Bundle of Joy

Stephani Krueger, who lives in Valley City, wasn't expecting her baby for another two weeks.

WEST FARGO, ND — Two West Fargo Police Officers were faced with a unique task while on the job last night. What started as a 911 call turned into the officers delivering a baby from inside of a family’s home. “I was kind of crossing my fingers and said ‘hey we’ll wait for the ambulance to get here because they’re…