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.

Patient Story

Back to being a kid

Young cancer survivor gets back to living her best life.

The best test? ‘A well-done colonoscopy’

Evidence continues to support the call for most patients to begin colon cancer screening at age 45.

Consulting Dr. Internet

Online searches can put billions of pages of medical information into a patient's hands. That's not always helpful.

A changing awareness

New initiatives aim to address racial disparities in the identification of skin disorders.

Is there radon in your home?

At-home tests can reveal the presence of this cancer-causing gas. Learn what to do when there's a problem.

Patient Story

How Kathy got her smile back

Amid her fight against cancer, a Muskegon woman restores her hope—and her hairstyle—in a visit to a special salon.

‘It gives people hope’

A young cancer survivor is joined by family and friends in delivering a caravan of toys to the children's hospital.

Patient Story

‘I’ll be able to beat this’

A year after his surgery for appendix cancer, Gene Barnard marks the occasion with an ambitious 100-mile bicycle ride.

Patient Story

‘You can’t let this get you down’

Confronting an aggressive blood cancer, Colleen Ransome persevered with fast-acting treatment—and an enduring positivity.

Patient Story

‘Don’t quit quitting’

After many failed attempts to quit, Janet Hale found success when she connected with the Lifestyle Medicine smoking cessation program.

Ready to quit?

If you want to quit tobacco and nicotine once and for all, connecting with the right support systems can help.

Patient Story

‘Help is out there’

Amid her fight against breast cancer, a Ludington woman finds help through financial grants.