Cancer

ZacStrong: Hockey Award Named For Boy Who Died Of CancerThree years ago, Zac Bartz passed away after a lifelong battle with cancer. As a way to honor Zac, the Chisago Lakes Hockey Association named an award after him for a player who shows courage, strength, and love for his teammates, among other attributes.
Kylie's Kids: Meet BrianBrian Brooks is a senior at the St. Paul Conservatory for the Performing Arts. His focus originally was on musical theatre, but cancer at just 13 years old has changed his performance and his everyday life.
Hollywood Greenlights Movie About Stillwater TeenWarner Brothers has given the greenlight to make a movie about a Stillwater teen's life. The film, called "Clouds," is based on the life of 18-year-old Zach Sobiech, who lost his battle with cancer in 2013.
Woman Battling Stage 4 Cancer Asks For Help Finding Support DogA Hugo woman battling cancer is looking for her dog, and she’s asking for help.
After 42 Years, Metzen To Retire From Minn. SenateDemocratic Sen. Jim Metzen, whose 42 years in the Legislature make him one of Minnesota's longest-serving state lawmakers, said Saturday that he won't seek re-election. Metzen said in September that he was being treated for a recurrence of lung cancer.
Kylie's Kids: Meet JaelynnThere are plenty of high school students who will skip class every once in a while, but this week's Kylie's Kid is happy to be back in school for just half days. Jaelynn spent her freshman year fighting cancer, but that changed at the tail end of 2015.
Wadena Community Raises Funds For Cancer Patient; Money Bag Then StolenA Wadena man facing a fight with cancer is now dealing with an unexpected setback - but not from his doctors. The benefit money raised for his medical expenses was stolen, allegedly by someone helping out at his community benefit.
Meet The 101-Year-Old Snow Shoveler Who's Going ViralA Twin Cities great-grandfather is getting a lot of attention for a video showing him shoveling his neighbor's sidewalk. "I've always been active, always doing something," St. Paul resident Richard Mann said.
Kylie's Kids: Meet MirandaThe Minnesota running community has come together for a Wayzata High School Cross Country star diagnosed with cancer.
Cancer Now No. 1 Killer In Minnesota, Ahead Of Heart DiseaseCancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.
Meet One Of The 1st Babies Of 2016!A Twin Cities boy could not wait to greet the new year! Miles Ruddy is one of the first babies born in 2016. His mother, Melissa, gave birth at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
Mayo Doctors Testing 'Freezing' Treatment On Rare CancerDoctors at the Mayo Clinic are trying a new treatment for mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. The first patient enrolled in the study was Mary Kuntz, a 68-year-old grandmother diagnosed with the disease last summer.

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