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Spectrum Health Cancer Center

Patient Story

‘Such a ray of hope for us’

Benny Boes gets access to an experimental drug for brain cancer, thanks to efforts by a cancer doctor, drug company and insurer.

Patient Story

‘I can’t spend too much time worrying’

Assistant principal learns to live with the unknowns: 'Honestly, none of us are guaranteed tomorrow. None of us are guaranteed tonight.'

‘We choose to live an awesome life’

As Benny Boes battles a brain tumor, he and his wife, Elise, plan to triumph over cancer by focusing on family time and making memories.

Patient Story

‘Life’s not done until it’s done’

Cancer patient Steve Johnson says that moments are everything. He wants to spend whatever time he has left helping others.

Patient Story

‘One day at a time’

Kathleen Corey finds a healing path forward after discovering early-stage breast cancer.

Patient Story

‘We’re just continuing to fight it’

Embroiled in a war with mesothelioma, Jim Phillips is armed to the hilt—with tenacity, strength and optimism.

Patient Story

Living with cancer … for five days

Early lung cancer detection may have saved Kathleen Yeomans' life.

Celebrating Christmas blessings

'I already got my Christmas wish: the gift of life,' says a bone marrow transplant patient.

Patient Story

‘The earlier you catch it, the more options you have’

Prostate cancer survivor shares journey to open conversation and raise awareness.

Cut through the mammogram confusion

Experts offer clear insight on new screening recommendations and how women can determine what's right for them.

Patient Story

Breast cancer patient hopes others heed her story

'They are amazed at how well I’m doing,' Linda Kazemier says.

Breast conservation becomes a focus

More breast cancer patients opt for lumpectomy over mastectomy as research and treatments improve.

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