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.

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.

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