Patient Story

‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

Going vegetarian cuts colon cancer risk?

Healthy eating and behaviors—including exercising and not smoking—work in conjunction to keep the body in tip-top shape.

Taking Cancer Personally

Breast Cancer: Then and now and what you need to know.

Patient Story

‘Getting back to normal’

For 8-year-old leukemia survivor Dawson Babiak, a bearded dragon named Fluffy is a symbol of being healthy.

Skin cancer rates march upward

Protect yourself and your family from the deadly rays of the sun with these doctor-approved tips.

Battling cancer? Stay strong mentally

Researcher: Cancer patients do much better than anticipated.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

Drop the word ‘cancer,’ and patient choices change

'For the last 100 years, people have been taught if you find cancer, cut it out,' an American Cancer Society doctor noted. 'We need to change that teaching.'

Patient Story

Wings of thanks

Cancer survivor creates birdhouses for other patients to enjoy.

More breast cancer genes identified

The key to catching it early is knowing your risks and taking screenings seriously.

Patient Story

‘Divining moments’

Cindy Burt is battling aggressive brain cancer. With a keyboard at her side and a song in her heart, she's beating the odds.

Tap into the health powers of garlic

Garlic has a number of compounds that supply health-boosting effects, making it a key superfood.