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Woman Swims Across Lake Nokomis To Raise Money For Cancer Research

She was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Now three years later, she’s making big strides. Mary Gooze, 64, swam across Lake Nokomis Tuesday in an effort to find a cure for her condition, metastatic breast cancer, which has spread to her bones.

07/21/2015

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Eden Prairie Girl Sells Lemonade For Cancer Research

Chloe Russo has been selling lemonade at her stand in Eden Prairie for five years. All of the money she makes from the stand supports childhood cancer research.

06/14/2015

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Hosts Annual Fundraiser For Childhood Cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Days is an annual three-day fundraiser where supporters from coast-to-coast hold lemonade stands to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

06/10/2015

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Thousands Run TCF Bank Stadium Stairs For Cancer Research

Fundraisers went to new heights Saturday morning in an effort to raise money for cancer research. More than a thousand people ran the stairs at TCF Bank Stadium in the “Climb 4 Kidney Cancer” race. Kidney cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer, killing almost 14,000 people each year.

07/19/2014

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‘U’ Researchers Pinpoint Enzyme That Leads To Several Cancers

There has been a breakthrough in cancer research at the University of Minnesota.

07/14/2013

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Lemonade Stand Raises Funds For Boy With Neuroblastoma

The weather wasn’t quite sunny or warm enough to have people craving lemonade, but plenty of drivers did stop for a bright yellow stand in Chaska.

05/28/2013

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Study: Coffee May Lower The Risk Of Getting Common Skin Cancer

A new study shows the more coffee you drink, the lower your risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer.

07/02/2012

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2 Brain Cancer Patients Meet After Promising Treatment

The University of Minnesota brought together a couple of brain cancer patients with very similar stories, but with one major difference. John Huls is a man and Piper is a Golden Retriever.

09/19/2011

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Amplatz Children’s Receives Grant For Cancer Research

The University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital received a nice grant on Thursday morning in the form of $100,000.

09/08/2011