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Cancer Care

Acupuncture—therapy for dry mouth?

The treatment could be especially helpful in oncology settings, alleviating side effects of radiation.

How to keep cancer at bay

Did you know that nearly half of all cancer deaths are attributed to factors you can modify?

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.

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Drop the word ‘cancer,’ and patient choices change

'For the last 100 years, people have been taught if you find cancer, cut it out,' an American Cancer Society doctor noted. 'We need to change that teaching.'

Patient Story

Be someone’s angel

There's no better way to spend a Saturday than setting a world record and raising money for cancer patients.

Patient Story

Hope, healing and harmony

Music teacher Patricia Hazen beats cancer with help from a brother who donated stem cells.

Good news: U.S. cancer survivors are living longer

Not-so-good news: The likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in the next two decades.

Coming attractions: liquid biopsies

A simple blood test could help doctors fight cancer more effectively by knowing the enemy.

Patient Story

When cancer is part of the equation

GVSU math major Nick Armstrong battles through colon cancer with a positive, 'greater-than' attitude.

Patient Story

‘A miraculous response’

Don Hendrickson shares how he beat the odds with a targeted strike that kicked his kidney cancer to the curb.

Patient Story

Pediatric research saves lives

A surprise reunion between doctor and patient provides an affirming moment.

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