breast cancer

Essentia Radiologist Expresses Importance of Annual Breast Cancer Screening

Annual Mammograms Should Begin for High-Risk Women at Age 40

DULUTH, Minn. – On the heels of Sen. Klobuchar’s breast cancer announcement, local oncologists and radiologists are taking time to express the importance of routine mammograms. At Essentia Health in Duluth, numbers are returning to normal after a pause on routine screenings from March through May in 2020. Roughly 200 mammograms are performed each day throughout Essentia facilities. The American…

Duluth Woman Shares Battle With Breast Cancer at Early Age

Nicole Elysian Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer at the Age of 34

DULUTH, Minn. – Hearing you’ve been diagnosed with cancer is never fun, at any age. For 35-year-old Duluthian Nicole Elysian, Halloween of 2019 is a day she will never forget. After experiencing abnormalities on her breast, she made the decision to set up an appointment with medical professionals at Essentia Health. She was 34-years-old at the time of her diagnosis….

St. Luke’s New 3D Mammogram Machine Makes More Detailed Breast Cancer Scans Accessible in Superior

The first 3D system in Superior allowing patients to get more detailed scans without traveling as far as Hibbing or Mountain Iron.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- A new machine unveiled at St. Luke’s Mariner Medical Center in Superior will now provide more detailed 3D mammograms, which are known to detect cancer earlier. The new Hologic 3D Mammography system captures 15 different images for each scan and divides them into one milometer layers so doctors can scan the breast tissue for abnormalities — detecting cancers…

White Winter Winery to Host Fundraiser for Essentia Health Foundation

The Cellar Jazz Concert Fundraiser is Happening Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Iron River, Wisconsin

IRON RIVER, Wis. – White Winter Winery is proud to be teaming up with the Essentia Health Foundation for their annual Cellar Jazz Concert Fundraiser Saturday, April 6, 2019. The fundraiser is taking place at White Winter Winery from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tickets for the event are $40 per person or $70 per couple and are currently on…

One Last Strike for Bowling to Beat Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser Says Goodbye

DULUTH, Minn.- A Northland hallmark of Breast Cancer awareness and empowerment comes to a close this weekend. Country Lanes North hosted the 11th Annual Bowling to Beat Breast Cancer fundraiser. Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed among women aged 50 and older, according to the American Cancer Society. But you wouldn’t know it, watching these women…

Duluth Fire Department Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

For the First Time the Duluth Fire Department will Go Pink to Honor and Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

DULUTH, Minn. – Throughout the month of October, the Duluth Fire Department is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness. This is the first time the Duluth Fire Department has come up with a way to raise awareness and raise funds for Circle of Hope, a local organization committed to helping folks living with breast cancer. Sizes S-XL are $18 dollars…

“Back to the 80s” Party to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness

On Saturday, August 14, the "Back to the Eighties" Party at Barker's Island Pavillion will Help Benefit Area Breast Cancer Patients

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – On┬áSaturday, August 18, folks in the Twin Ports have the chance to listen to two rockin’ 80’s bands as the take the stage at Barker’s Island Pavilion. “Back to the Eighties” will help support Northland Bikers for breast cancer awareness. Money raised will be kept local in the Twin Ports, going toward St. Luke’s Circle of Hope….

Fundraising Event will Support Breast Cancer Patients and Research

Sunday: Rockin' for Hope

DULUTH, Minn. – Many Northlanders will be rocking out this weekend at Clyde Iron Works for an important cause this weekend. It’s all to support Circle of Hope. Rockin’ for Hope is a fundraising event to benefit local breast cancer patients going through life saving treatments, and funding Stage IV breast cancer research at the University of Minnesota Medical School…

St. Luke’s Doctors Host Cancer Survivorship Lecture

Doctors Focus on Breast Cancer Survivorship

DULUTH, Minn. -St. Luke’s Hospital is continuing a cancer survivorship lecture series. This month doctors are focusing on breast cancer survivorship. Dr. Kerri Harting, a breast radiologist at St. Luke’s Breast Center, will be discussing the importance of breast imaging. She’ll focus on breast imaging tools, their use and the importance of breast imaging in screening for breast cancer. It’s…

Miller Hill Mall Expands Support for Breast Cancer Research through Bowling Tournament

Bowling for a Cure

DULUTH, Minn. – The Miller Hill Mall is a long-time supporter of the Susan G. Komen organization. This year, the mall is stepping up their support for the organization through a new event. That event is the Miller Hill Bowling for a Cure Tournament. It’s being held at Skyline Lanes on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Skyline Lanes is…