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.

Shield yourself from the summer sun

Try to stay out of the sun when its rays are strongest, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

Patient Story

‘Your whole life flashes before you…’

Megan Keller battled breast cancer with a child in her womb. These days, both are happy and healthy.

A new weapon against ovarian cancer?

A daily low-dose aspirin might be more than an ounce of prevention.

Patient Story

‘Living life to the fullest’

Less-invasive lymph node surgery has meant faster recovery for stage 3 melanoma patient Sally Coburn, who lives for the people she’s passionate about.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

With summer here, check for signs of skin cancer

If melanoma is caught before it spreads to the lymph nodes, the survival rate is 99 percent.

Patient Story

‘A good moment’

A father in hospice care spends an evening at a Whitecaps game with his sons: "Just being with the kids is the main thing."

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