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

4 before 40

Jeremy VerVeer suffered his first heart attack at age 25. He then survived three more by age 38.

Patient Story

‘You always think it won’t be you’

A man’s lifetime risk of getting breast cancer is 1:833. Meet the one.

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

Patient Story

‘They brought me back’

Following a brain cancer diagnosis, Polly Spence's family moved her from Florida to Michigan for surgery and rehabilitation.

Patient Story

Doctors and their robots

Cancer survivor Caroline Laney learns firsthand how humans and machines are working together in the operating room.

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When minutes matter

A partnership between two Michigan hospitals proved instrumental in saving a Traverse City man who suffered a stroke.

Patient Story

‘This changed us all’

A diagnosis of cancer—every parent’s nightmare. For the Hoffman family, it was a mountain to climb, but one they tackled with the help of everyday heroes.

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‘I get back much more than I give’

A cancer survivor finds new purpose.

Headed outdoors? Lather ’round the lashes

If you're gearing up for a day in the sun, don't forget to moisturize your face—especially those areas around your eyes.

Patient Story

One goal at a time

Battling advanced cervical cancer, a Canadian Lakes resident focuses on her bucket list—including a 5K walk to support her regional cancer center.

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A mind on hope, a belly full of books

When Todd Henderson learned cancer might shorten his life, he got busy building a legacy—little robots that promise to feed the minds of young readers.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.