THE RACING LIFE Bras On Broadway Benefit
Bras on Broadway supports those in the Fargo, ND area fighting breast cancer by providing accommodations, gas cards and wigs. Last year, Bras on Broadway donated more than $102,000 to the American Ca... Posted on 10/8/12 at 9:18 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Relay Dollars
The last I heard the Grand Forks Relay for Life people were still counting their money. So far, the amount raised for the American Cancer Society at last Friday's Relay is $150,000! Not bad. The final... Posted on 6/9/11 at 9:30 AM
Part of recommendation at odds with American Cancer Society Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it's only needed once every three years. But they say there is not enough evidence yet to back testing for HPV, the virus that causes the disease.
Peterson Farms Seed, headquartered in Harwood, N.D., announced that Jonathan Aal has joined the company as sales director.
Aal has a degree in ag business and from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from Purdue.
Cancer is one player Brittany Dvorak doesn’t want on her team.
So, the 15-year-old honorary chairwoman of the 2010 Relay for Life of Grand Forks has worked hard the past few months to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Proceeds from Relay for Life go to cancer research and education. Last year, the event in Grand Forks raised about $146,000.
The American Cancer Society is urging doctors to make clearer to men that the PSA blood test used to screen for prostate cancer has limits and may lead to unnecessary treatments that do more harm than good. It also says digital rectal exams should be an option rather than part of a standard screening.
First mammograms. Now — in an apparent coincidence — Pap smears. New guidelines by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say most women in their 20s can have a Pap smear every two years instead of annually to catch slow-growing cervical cancer.
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