Former NBA player Eric Montross battling cancer, family says
Montross’ family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old’s diagnosis, though it didn’t specify the nature of the cancer.
PFAS bills clear first hurdle, opposition emerges from coalition of companies
A batch of bills that would limit or ban the use of PFAS chemicals in Minnesota cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday. PFAS chemicals have a long history in the East Metro after the groundwater for thousands of people was contaminated by the so-called "forever chemicals."
Twin Cities woman celebrates defeat of rare brain cancer
Carol Brundieck walks through life with a smile and radiant attitude. She’s needed both during the past two years.
National Radon Month: Keeping your home safe from the cancer-causing gas
Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas that can be hazardous to your health. If homeowners aren’t careful, the gas can build up and cause serious problems. So what can you do to protect your home? To learn more, visit https://www.minneapolismn.gov/
Rogers hockey community hosts fundraiser for young players with rare cancer
A north metro youth hockey community rallied together to raise money for cancer research on Saturday after three families were affected by a rare form of the disease.
Rogers hockey community hosts fundraiser for players with cancer
The Rogers Youth Hockey Association was hit hard by Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer affecting the bone or soft tissue, after two players and a parent were diagnosed with different variations of the disease within just a few years. To donate to the cause, text "RogersSlapsSarcoma" to 44321.
What is Mohs surgery? Jill Biden to undergo preventative skin cancer surgery
First lady Jill Biden is having a procedure known as Mohs surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion above her right eye. Here’s what the surgery entails.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with two forms of cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed she has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer. "It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all I have got," she said.
Minnesota brings in devices to remove PFAS from water
When manufacturer 3M dumped ‘forever chemicals’ in the East Metro, it led to Minnesota’s largest known PFAS contamination and compromised the drinking water of thousands of people. The state’s pollution control agency is now currently testing new technology officials hope will help clean up existing contamination.
Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
Modest Mouse’s official Instagram account announced Jeremiah Green’s diagnosis in a message penned by frontman Isaac Brock.
Couple battling cancer both die on same day
Steve and Wendy Hawkins of South Dakota passed away in a local hospital.
Selfless boy battling leukemia chooses to get gifts for others during shopping spree
This week, we were invited to tag along with the Rogers Police Department for their annual "Shop with a Cop" event.
Screenings only detect 14% of cancer cases, study suggests
Researchers in Chicago conducted a study highlighting the importance of recommended cancer screenings and early detection to improve survival rates.
‘It was my home’: Pediatric cancer survivor returns for wedding photo shoot at hospital that cured her
Riley Wagner, the bride, basically lived at Children’s Medical Center Dallas after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at just 6 weeks old.
Minnesota girl battling cancer gets special Christmas surprise
An early Christmas surprise came Sunday for a family that needs a little love. Ruby Streefland is battling cancer, so the organization called "Best Christmas Ever" stopped by to brighten their spirits.
Pausing breast cancer treatment for pregnancy appears safe in new study
Young women diagnosed with breast cancer often must delay pregnancy for several years while they take hormone-blocking pills.
Experimental cancer vaccine shows promising results in animal studies, NIH researchers find
The study found the vaccine boosted the number of cytotoxic T cells capable of infiltrating and attacking tumor cells.
Watch: Girl, 9, cries tears of joy as mother reveals she's cancer-free
Earlier this year, Leeanne O’Donoghue was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and underwent weeks of treatment — which she said had been "soul-destroying" for her kids.
Dry shampoos containing cancer-causing benzene remain on store shelves, study suggests
An independent research group found that 70% of the dry shampoo samples tested showed “quantifiable levels” of benzene, with some containing up to 170 times the FDA limit.
Gas stoves in California leaking cancer-causing benzene, study finds
Homes in almost every region in the study — Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Fresno — had benzene levels that far exceed the limit determined to be safe.