Cancer Care

Find information and inspiration here. Many people will face some type of cancer during their lifetime. And today, more of them than ever before are becoming survivors. Learn about the latest cancer treatments, technologies, research advancements and supportive care.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

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‘We’re the colonoscopy couple’

Zeeland husband and wife double down on cancer prevention.

New rules for colonoscopy

With cancer rates rising among younger people, experts urge screening to start at age 45.

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‘The real Spider-Man’

The superhero rappelled down the side of the 11-story Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as children watched in awe.

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‘We can tackle this together’

When breast cancer ambushed Stacie Garcia-Moon, she rallied the troops. Her circle of support carried her through tough times.

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Back on track

After recovering from a double mastectomy and plantar fasciitis, River Bank Run road warrior Becky Vander Zwaag is eager to race.

The power of pumpkin

This orange winter squash packs a lot of nutrition—and flavor—to a wide range of dishes.

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A candle in the darkness

More than 40 years after a battle with breast cancer, Marie DeBose shares a powerful message of hope and survival.

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‘Restored hope’

Grace deBest, 16, celebrates the completion of a two-year battle with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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‘Miss Personality’

As she faced leukemia, 8-year-old Queen Hardy made friends, told jokes, danced and inspired her medical team.

Blueberry power

This nutritious little fruit is good for the heart and digestive system, can reduce the risk of cancer and help with weight control.

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Winning for others

Helping others is often the best medicine. Rehab patients know this firsthand—they're using game points to feed families in need.