Family, community gather to support Tijan


KIMBALL, Wis. — A benefit dinner drew scores of supporters for Mike Tijan in his fight against multiple myeloma Saturday at the Kimball Community Center.

Tijan has been battling the disease for eight years, and is now facing a stem cell transplant. His brother Andy is a blood match.

Their sister, Teresa Vitovksy, said Mike has been undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments to decrease his cancer levels. She said that when Mike is well enough for the procedure, he and Andy will travel to the Mayo Clinic for the stem cell transplant.

The Tijan family has dealt with this type of hards...

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