Sanford Cancer Patient Stories

A Seamless Flow

For the most part, people give no thought to the red substance flowing through their veins, trusting that it is doing its job of clotting and flowing when it should. However, a portion of the population does not have that luxury.

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Not leaving her health to chance: How an annual mammogram caught one woman’s cancer at just the right time

Going to the doctor is becoming pretty routine for Kim Erickson. The 50-year-old Frazee, Minn., woman has just completed her fourth chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

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The Pulse of Care

RMCC blood center brings state-of-the-art care to North Dakota.

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A Spontaneous Case. A Superb Team of Experts.

Roger Maris Cancer Center helps newborn with hemophilia.

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As Unique as You

Genetic testing is used to deliver a more personalized approach to cancer care for patients at Roger Maris Cancer Center.

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Expand Your Life

How battling stage 4 breast cancer inspired a new outlook on life.

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A Family Affair

Peggy Ullrich was diagnosed with breast cancer one day before her daughter Becky Kaiser was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. This mother daughter pair is now battling cancer together at the Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo, N.D.

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Each Day A Gift

Every sunrise and sunset is a moment to be savored, says 97-year-old Paula Fremd, who was successfully treated for oral cancer three years ago.

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Looking Deeper

Tanya Kimball never imagined her unusual eye symptoms would lead to the diagnosis of a rare cancer. A Sanford optometrist discovered it, triggering a chain of lifesaving care.

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A Striking Difference

Faced with inoperable cancer spread to the brain, Lola Martinson needed a powerful, precise treatment. She turned to Sanford Cancer, the leader in radiosurgery, with nine years of experience and more than 1,000 procedures

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