Relay for Life

Four thousand luminarias lit the Forest Lake High School track on Friday night as 14 teams and 172 participants helped surpass their goal of $100,000 by raising $110,000 for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.  Local Relay chairperson Nancy Rosman said the event’s “small, but mighty” crowd made for a “wonderful evening.” Though the […]

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The answer to chemotherapy’s hair loss If you didn’t think being diagnosed with cancer was bad enough, wait until you learn that chemotherapy will cause your hair to fall out. Chemotherapy drugs target all rapidly dividing cells, including healthy cells. Hair follicles, the structures in the skin filled with tiny blood vessels that make hair, […]

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Theater company holds benefit Three of the 10 Masquers Theatre Company board members have been hit by cancer recently. So when air quality upgrades at the high school meant the auditorium would not be available for a summer Masquers Theatre production of “Annie,” they decided to do something about it. First, they tried to find […]

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