Statewide view: Protect Part B meds for seniorsMillions of Minnesotans donned pink ribbons in October to support the fight against breast cancer. An estimated 4,260 state residents will be diagnosed this year. More than 600 Minnesotans will die. Like so many debilitating conditions, age is a principal risk factor behind breast cancer. Those seniors battling devastating illnesses rely heavily on Medicare for the treatments they need to survive.
By: Donna Champion, Duluth News Tribune