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.

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.

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