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Movember Resonates With Young Cancer Survivor’s Family

Whether it’s a co-worker, friend or family member, we all know someone who’s battled cancer. This month, through Movember, WCCO is trying to raise awareness about cancers affecting men.

11/22/2013

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Funeral Set For Monday For Novelist Vince Flynn

A funeral Mass is being planned for Monday for best-selling Minnesota author Vince Flynn, creator of the Mitch Rapp counter-terrorism thriller series. A family statement says it will be held Monday morning at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

06/20/2013

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Minnesota Author Vince Flynn Dies At 47

Minnesota author Vince Flynn has died after a long battle with prostate cancer. Flynn has authored 15 novels, with the majority of them making it to the bestseller list.

06/19/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Measuring Gustavus’ Mustached Success

Men across the Gustavus Adolphus College campus sported mustaches throughout the month of November, hoping to raise men’s health awareness over the past 30 days, and if you ask assistant athletic director Jared Phillips, he’ll say the fuzzy inaugural Movember event shows potential for even more … growth.

12/01/2012

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Former Radio DJ Battles Prostate Cancer

Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive, but their lives will never be the same.

11/30/2012

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Mike Augustyniak’s Upper Lip Gets Naked

WCCO meteorologist Mike Augustyniak was chomping at the bit (and probably at his upper lip) to shave off the mustache he’s been sporting all month.

11/30/2012

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Behind This Man’s Mustache Is A Victory Over Cancer

Steve Walsh wears his mustache well, and he should. He’s had a November mo for a few years now. “My dad had prostate cancer, and he was diagnosed with that in 2005,” Walsh said.

11/14/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Why Nearly 200 Gustavus Men Are Sporting ‘Staches

No, it’s not a mustache-only gang (although that’d be a sweet clique to be in). And it’s not Burt Reynolds look-alike month. Well, at least not intentionally.

11/10/2012

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‘Movember’ Raising Awareness For Prostate, Testicular Cancer

The scruffy look is in across the country — at least for the month of November. “Movember” is officially in full swing.

11/01/2012

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Simplifying Some Common Medical Myths

There are several studies out there that tell you what’s good for you and what’s bad. But what’s true and what’s a myth? We’ll try to simplify it all for you here.

06/15/2012

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WCCO Interviews Best-Selling Author Who Battled Cancer

Writing a bestselling novel is tough enough, so just imagine doing it under deadline while battling cancer.

02/27/2012

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Cancer Battle Delays Next Vince Flynn Thriller

Best-selling author Vince Flynn is telling fans that his next Mitch Rapp thriller, “Kill Shot,” is being delayed until February while Flynn battles prostate cancer.

10/05/2011

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Study: Early Prostate Cancer Treatment Increases Survival

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. Fortunately, a new study is giving patients some hope.

05/04/2011

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Author Vince Flynn Has Prostate Cancer

The Twin Cities author of the popular Mitch Rapp series of novels says he has prostate cancer, but that his prognosis is good.

02/01/2011

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Prostate Cancer, A Common Condition For Men

In a lot of movies where a man is getting older, prostate humor is commonly used for laughs. But more than 30,000 men will die of prostate cancer this year. That’s no laughing matter.

11/10/2010

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