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September 15, 2017
Taylor Grace Nguyen receives formula and oral medication through a nasogastric tube in January 2015 after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, a form of cancer that typically is associated with adults. 
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Mother of cancer victim honors child's memory by raising awareness
September 15, 2017 - 7:55pm
September 13, 2017
Audriana Wallin poses with daughter Lainee Balsimo and son Brian Phillips. Lainee died last week after suffering from a rare childhood cancer. Submitted photoplay button
Crow Wing County Board: Seeking social services: Mother with cancer-stricken child says she felt lost in system
September 13, 2017 - 9:00am
September 11, 2017
Dr. Terrence Hopkins, who owns Manatee Dermatology, tells parents of young children to cover them up at the beach because of the threat later in their lives of skin cancer from accumulated sun exposure. His mantra is, "Pale is the new tan. Tan is out." (Richard Dymond/Bradenton Herald/TNS)
Pale is the new tan, dermatologist tells patients
September 11, 2017 - 1:47pm
August 31, 2017
Becky Strand of Alexandria (middle) and Cheryl Schaffran (right) speak with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about their husbands, Kurt Strand and Jamie Schaffran, who died from cancer. Both men were firefighters. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Serviceplay button
Klobuchar stops in Alexandria on tour to track firefighter cancer rates
August 31, 2017 - 3:22pm
August 30, 2017
An undated handout photo of a patient’s T-cells being reprogrammed in the laboratory to create modified T-cells that are genetically coded to recognize and fight the patient’s cancer. Companies and universities are racing to develop gene therapies, which will open the door to a radically new class of cancer treatments. (Brent Stirton/Novartis via The New York Times)
FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers
August 30, 2017 - 1:41pm
July 20, 2017
Wendy Filip, center, with daughter Kristin and husband Joe, had to pick up the pieces after Joe Filip's mother killed herself rather than comply with her doctor's ultimatum to quit smoking. She thinks smoking should be illegal. (Mike Mantucca/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
July 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
July 17, 2017
Judi Laurence, (left) firefighter, emergency medical technician and mother of three, is this year's honorary cancer survivor for the Relay for Life of Crow Wing County. Laurence and Mary Crenna, Relay for Life event lead, were both diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2009. Survivors and lost loved ones are honored at the annual fundraising event. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Relay for Life: Cancer survivor gains strength by shunning silence
July 17, 2017 - 8:00am
July 15, 2017
Missy Karol (left) Susan Menk, Sharon Herwig, Marty Peisch and Dawn Hopkins work their needles Friday during the 10th Annual Knit-In for the Cure at Utrinkets in downtown Brainerd. For 24 hours, knitters will produce chemo caps, prayer shawls and lap blankets to be donated to local cancer patients. Last year, the marathon yielded 91 hats, 51 prayer shawls and 24 lap blankets. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery
Knit-In For A Cure
July 15, 2017 - 7:00am
July 4, 2017
Cancer patients should check drug list with pharmacist
July 4, 2017 - 10:30am
June 21, 2017
David Howell Evans, better known as The Edge of the rock band U2, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.
U2's The Edge talks up food as an anti-cancer weapon
June 21, 2017 - 5:00am
June 9, 2017
In October 2015, at 24 years old, Seth Lardy (right) was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. In order to manage the chronic disease, he takes at least 12 medications daily. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
June 5, 2017
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She nearly died after surgery, but this Minn. 22-year-old continues to battle a rare form of cancer
June 5, 2017 - 7:45am
May 30, 2017
Barb Swegarden grows vegetables in her backyard garden and has embraced a healthy diet and lifestyle and staying away from processed foods.
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Eating to fight cancer gives survivors some control, doctor says
May 30, 2017 - 10:28am
May 17, 2017
Brainerd High School Art Teacher Bob Johnson will be missed by many people. Johnson died Saturday at age 55.
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BHS teacher was everyone's best friend; Students looked up to him
May 17, 2017 - 5:00am