KX News reports that Rachel Goven, of Turtle Lake, is raising money to pay for a huge medical battle. According to KX News, the high school graduate was recently diagnosed with stage 4 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Goven and has a $10,000 goal. Get the full story from KX News here.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Goven and has a $10,000 goal.

If you check out the donation page, you will learn that Rachel Goven already has a lot of support in North Dakota. Her GoFundMe account has only been active for one day (at the time of this post), and she has already raised over $8,000 of her $10,000 goal. You can learn more about donating to Rachel's cause here.

Cancer has only once affected my family, so I had to learn exactly what diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is. According to lymphoma.org, this type of cancer is very common, and that more than 18,000 people are diagnosed every year. Now, this form of cancer may be common, but it appears that people are generally older than Goven is - "most patients are over the age of 60 at diagnosis." Learn more information about diffuse large B-cell lymphoma here.

I do not know Rachel Goven, but I am rooting for her. She has a whole life ahead of her - and she deserves to live it to the fullest. Now is the perfect time to help a fellow North Dakotan in her fight against cancer.

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