Sadly, almost everyone knows someone who has had or has cancer. There are many types of cancer and the month of September is dedicated to raising awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Not only is money raised, but they bring awareness in a very unique and interesting way that involves two of our iconic landmarks in the Northland and the color teal.
I'll be honest, I was apprehensive to watch the video because my turn at traveling to the Target Center for his phenomenal show is still to come. But, the curiosity got the best of me. It left me in tears and in awe of this man that continues to amaze me with talent and true compassion.
I had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Perko who is trained to work in Pediatric Oncology and Pediatric Hematology and get the answer to that question. I also want to share information you and your family might not be aware of that will keep you at your job, in your community, with family and friends if your child should become sick. All while still benefiting from the incredible research done a
Two of our iconic landmarks, the Aerial Lift Bridge and Enger Tower will, color up on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13th for Charlene's Lights, a Foundation for Ovarian Cancer. It will provide fantastic photo ops and there are other events planned for you to get involved.
While medical technology has helped us to better understand cancer, there are still many unanswered questions. My family has had to deal with cancer. My grandmother had stomach cancer and my mother had leukemia, which I thought was a "childhood" cancer. I know first hand that there are so many questions about the illness, how to treat it and how it will affect your loved one. Having
Grandma's Marathon recently lost two of it's dedicated Board Members to Pancreatic Cancer. To remember Don Fennessy and Kevin Peterson there will be a new additional race to the Grandma's Marathon line-up. Come run along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior and join in the fight to help find a cure for this devastating disease.