Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Holiday Hand Up campaign helps a West Fargo man battling brain cancer

Lend a Hand Up is starting its 3rd annual Holiday Hand Up Campaign through December 15th.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —┬áThe Holiday Hand Up is a giving event to raise funds for families across our community struggling because of health issues or other trauma. You can donate to up to 26 families fundraising this year now through December 15th. Every donation is boosted in value by 20 percent up to $5,000 per family, so generosity makes…

Ribbon Cutting Planned Tuesday for Bone Marrow Transplant Center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health is celebrating the opening of the region’s first and only bone marrow transplant program. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Tuesday morning at 10 at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center. The center hosted its first bone marrow transplant last October. Since the program began, nine patients have successfully donated their own cells for…

Clay County Attorney: prostate cancer ‘changed my life’

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – In the words of Clay County Attorney Brian Melton, “it’s good to be alive.” Melton, who underwent surgery for prostate cancer in 2018, learned earlier this year that some cancer had returned. Doctors recommended several sessions of additional radiation treatments. Melton says after completing those treatments, he’s now considered cancer-free. Melton says he had no symptoms…

Sports Legends Coming To Town For Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament

All-Star Week is June 13-17

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sports legends Kent Hrbek, Paul Molitor and Chad Greenway are coming to Fargo next month for All-Star Week and the 38th Annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament. The 18-hole tournament tees off at Rose Creek Golf Course on June 16. A 9-hole scramble will take place at Osgood Golf Course. In addition to Hrbek, Molitor and…

Sanford Health announces “Change In 24” fundraiser to help cancer patients

They wanted to find a way to ease some financial stress.

FARGO, N.D. – Change in 24 is a fundraiser for patients at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo. Change In 24 started in 2016 for cancer patients and their families coming from outside the metro. They wanted to find a way to ease some financial stress. The money raised will go towards helping with transportation, accommodation, and other treatment…