Marnie Schulenburg, known for her roles on "As the World Turns" and the reboot of "One Life to Live," died after stage 4 metastatic breast cancer complications.
The Burnsville Fire Department opened a new fire station Saturday that promises to help address one of the biggest dangers firefighters face in the line of duty: cancer.
Volunteers went the extra mile this week to ensure that cancer patients in the Twin Cities are feeling loved and supported.
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Allina Health will once again be offering free skin cancer screenings as part of its “Melanoma Monday” a week from today on May 2.
Lakeville Police Department Officer Adam MacDonald was honored Wednesday by dozens of fellow officers in their patrol cars.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has joined a renewed push to promote people to get routine health screenings that might have been put off throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Joe Biden is relaunching his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative with a goal of reducing cancer deaths by 50% over the next 25 years and to ”end cancer as we know it.”
A Minnesota man battling incurable cancer is sharing his dying wish -- to have five donors help carry the mission of Bags of Smiles, a local nonprofit close to his heart.
Galleri, which is not covered by insurance, costs $949 and must be ordered by a licensed health care provider.
A 23-year old Minneapolis woman survived a rare cancer battle, and now she's in another fight for her life. Anya Magnuson remains unconscious on a ventilator in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at HCMC after being struck by an SUV last Saturday.
11-year-old Megan Wagner's 15 month scans were clear! FOX 9 has followed Megan's cancer journey for the past few years, as the huge Gopher fan battles Osteosarcoma. Megan and her family, from Maple Grove, started an organization dedicated to promoting reading while raising funds for pediatric cancer research at the University of Minnesota. Visit reading4research.org for more information.
Routine screenings for common childhood cancers could also save nearly $17,000 per year for each year of life gained among siblings of children who carry certain genetic mutations, the NIH said.
The “Drink Less for Your Breasts” campaign aims to bring awareness to the link between alcohol and increased breast cancer risk in women.
Among the runners on Sunday was Tom Perri who says he was competing in his 571st marathon and his 26th Twin Cities Marathon, all while he battles stage 4 prostate cancer.
With the pandemic, Klobuchar points out too many people are still putting off these and other health screenings – just like she did, prior to her own breast cancer diagnosis.
The month of October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The annual campaign has become a lifelong mission for one local woman.
There is no early detection test for ovarian cancer and the symptoms often mimic other common problems. That’s why the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance or MOCA works to raise awareness each September. Mary Pat Oslund, an ovarian cancer survivor and co-chair of MOCA’s HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer event, joined the FOX 9 Morning News to share what women need to know and how you can get involved all month long.
A Minnesota traveling softball team is practicing some outstanding sportsmanship both on and off the field. After winning a state title, they gave a heartwarming show of support to one of their teammates fighting cancer.
This weekend, his Larks are stepping up to help the young man, dedicating a game to fundraising for his medical needs.
Even though his playing days with Gophers football are done, Casey O’Brien’s story continues to inspire people every day.