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screening

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

‘A big step in our continued fight’

Spectrum Health gets additional COVID-19 testing capability so its labs can provide real-time results.

Women’s health: Seek the full spectrum of service

Resources abound for women who experience menopause symptoms while battling breast cancer.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

Breast cancer—early detection is key

Doctors can help save lives when they know the risk factors involved—and early detection is the best starting point.

Lung cancer survival improving

Study: The key is early detection. At a high risk? Get screened.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

Patient Story

‘No day is a given’

A 34-year-old doctor and mom of two is battling colon cancer with a powerful social network, humor and plenty of snuggles.

Pay attention to your colon

Take action now for a better tomorrow.

Study confirms lifesaving value of colonoscopy

If cancerous growths called polyps are found during a colonoscopy, they can be removed during the procedure.

Your new baby’s Valentine’s test

February is a great month to remember—every new baby should undergo a heart check before heading home.

Do you know the top 10 cancer warning signs?

If you want to live a longer, healthier life, catching cancer early is key. Here's how.

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