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Spectrum Health Cancer Center

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Patient Story

‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.

Patient Story

One mom, one son, two cancers

Elizabeth and Grant Pratt battle cancer, together, as a family.

Patient Story

In sickness, and in health…

Sally and Greg Brown have shared 33 years of marriage. Now, they share cancer.

Patient Story

Butterflies soar for ArtPrize

Project brings hope and healing to cancer patients.

Patient Story

An unexpected blessing

An artist balances the challenges of chemotherapy with the excitement of her first entry in ArtPrize.

‘Be a Betty Ford’

The first lady’s daughter encourages women to make breast cancer detection and prevention a priority.

Moles not most likely spot for melanomas

More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions.

Patient Story

Tipping the balance

Susan Calkins stood a slim chance of surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer—until a clinical trial improved her odds.

Patient Story

‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

Patient Story

‘You just think you’re going to die’

A 40-foot mobile mammography unit that showed up at her workplace may have saved Deb Browers' life.

Patient Story

‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

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