PATIENT STORY

‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

April 7, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A winning team

A pediatric plastic surgery patient enjoys honorary status at a Griffins hockey game, joined by the surgeons who treated her.

March 23, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A ‘journey to heaven’

Todd Alward, diagnosed with ALS four years ago, is preparing to die.

March 13, 2017 42
PATIENT STORY

‘There’s nothing more they can do’

Despite a terminal diagnosis, a new airway stent program extends Dwayne Scheidel's life.

January 19, 2017 14
PATIENT STORY

An optimistic outlook

Diagnosed with heart disease at birth, Hannah Webb now expects a baby of her own. She returned to where her care began.

January 13, 2017 4

More than just a nightly nuisance?

Frequent trips to the bathroom could indicate bigger problems for men 50 and older.

January 8, 2017 4

A new year, a new you?

Here's a hint: Health commitments need to be year-round affairs.

January 1, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You are my sunshine, my only sunshine’

Born with an ultra-rare condition that caused her brain to outgrow her skull, little Kenzie Bennett is 'still smiling at life.'

November 7, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘A phenomenal relationship’

Grand Rapids Ballet dancers aim to stay strong and on point with a support team of athletic trainers.

November 2, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Defying a dire diagnosis

Doctors in New York told Marcia Fraser her lung disease would kill her within months. Years later, she's running 5 miles a day.

October 28, 2016 9
PATIENT STORY

‘I hope to live’

Brenda Crandall survived stage 4 ovarian cancer. Now, she's choosing to give up her breasts to keep cancer at bay.

October 24, 2016 6
PATIENT STORY

‘Mom, I think I have cancer’

13-year-old Khalique Vialva is fighting a rare form of cancer that affects only four in 1 million kids.

September 28, 2016 8