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“Cody’s Crusaders Benefit” Supports Man With Rare Form of Cancer

Cody Cox was recently diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†People in the community came together to support one man was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. “I’ve had a lump on the my arm for the past five years. Started growing within the past couple of months. My wife told me to go get it checked out. Rochester diagnosed it as epithelioid sarcoma which is a…

Raising Awareness to Check Your Skin on National Melanoma Monday

They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take

FARGO, N.D. — May 7th is National Melanoma Monday and Sanford Health is raising awareness for the importance of getting your skin checked. They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take. Medical professionals with Sanford say it’s important to form a habit of checking your…

Protect Yourself from Frostbite

A physician's assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible

FARGO, ND — The negative temperatures are no stranger to the metro over the last few days and with that bitter cold, come the danger of frostbite. A physician’s assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible. He says your winter accessories should be your…

Health Matters: Knowing What Melanoma Looks Like

Melanoma is the deadliest of skin cancers

HEALTH MATTERS–May is melanoma awareness month. It’s the deadliest of skin cancers. School is almost out, which means there’s more time to be out in the sun and more dangers for your skin. But summer isn’t the only time to be concerned. Doctors¬†recommend protecting yourself from the sun whenever you’re outside. “Most of the melanoma is from ultraviolet radiation exposure,”…