When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.
Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.
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Take action now for a better tomorrow.
If cancerous growths called polyps are found during a colonoscopy, they can be removed during the procedure.
Stephanie Schlueter walked the Spectrum Health Irish Jig for the fourth time, but her first as a survivor.
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Firefighter Phil Hunderman had cancer smoldering in his cells. But early detection doused the disease.
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