On a cloudy Saturday, women, men and children walked around Lake Nokomis to raise money and awareness of breast cancer as part of the Making Strides event. Many of the participants walking are survivors of the disease.
The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is set for this Sunday. A Plymouth woman won’t be running in that, but she will be in a competition that only a select-few qualify for.
A sea of pink took over the roads Saturday in the north metro. It was part of a unique, head-turning motorcycle run for charity, where the passion of the riders is just as bright as the color they’re wearing. In the video above, WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz rode along in the Pink Ribbon Run.
Bob Rasset spent hours, at the Regency Hair Institute in Minnetonka getting ready for the big night. His granddaughter was coloring his hair pink, to get him ready for the Tough Enough To Wear Pink Rodeo in Buffalo.
The Brides Against Breast Cancer tour has made its way to Minneapolis. One thousand designer and brand name wedding gowns will be for sale at the Millennium Hotel. Show manager Kelsey Anderson says the discounts are deep.“All of our gowns are discounted up to 85 percent-off the original value. And they’ve been donated by designers, manufacturers and brides,” Anderson said.
A long-time Twin Cities concert promoter has died. According to her website, Sue McLean died Friday, after a battle with cancer. McLean’s company was responsible for booking many live music acts, including the Live at the Guthrie Series, the Minnesota Zoo concerts, and the Basilica Block Party.
Actress, activist and philanthropist Angelina Jolie revealed in the New York Times she had a voluntary double mastectomy, and said her decision came after learning she had an 87 percent risk of getting cancer.
Approximately 50,000 participants spent their Mother’s Day at the Mall of America Sunday morning, to race for a good cause.
New research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.
A Ramsey family is not about to let life get them down, despite the fact that they’ve got plenty of reasons to do so.
A new study finds more women are being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer at an early age.
Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.
It’s a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.
When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.
An Eden Prairie family is asking for the gift of health this holiday, after both parents started treatment for cancer on the same day.