Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a rapidly growing area of medicine that uses minimally-invasive radiologic procedure to treat a wide variety of diseases. Interventional radiologists are highly-trained, board-certified physicians who specialize in targeted treatments using the latest in imaging technology for guidance. These treatments – which often replace traditional open surgical procedures – usually involve fewer risks, less pain, and less recovery time.

Procedures include:

  • Chemoembolization
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Relief of obstructions
  • Tumor biopsies

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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients at Lakeland Health

Benjamin Gielda, Radiation Oncologist discusses new treatment option for breast cancer available at Lakeland Health.

Physician Video Profile: Peter Lai, MD, PhD

Introducting Dr. Peter Lai, a radiation oncologist with Lakeland Radiation Oncology at Lakeland Health.

Colon cancer: Judi Huff "Listen to your body"

Judi was shocked to learn that her pain was caused by colon cancer. Thanks to general surgeon, Michael Webb, MD, Judi is now cancer free.

I'm at high risk for breast cancer: what do I do? (Samantha Witt Crosby & Kathryn Vera, NP)

Learn about the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for breast cancer.

Provider Video Profile: Kathryn Vera, NP (Oncology)

Advanced practitioner Kathryn Vera works in the high risk cancer program at Spectrum Health Lakeland.

Provider Video Profile: Samantha Witt, genetic counselor (Oncology)

Genetic counselor Samantha Witt works in the high risk cancer program at Spectrum Health Lakeland.

Breast reconstruction: Shelly Morlock "A restored sense of confidence"

A small, cancerous lump in Shelly Morlock's right breast required a mastectomy along with a full course of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Jeff Hannan "Three Years Later and a Clean Bill of Health"

Jeff Hannan's primary care provider discovered a strange lump on his neck which he later learned was thyroid cancer. Two surgeries and multiple tests later, he is happy to have received a clean bill of health at his last check-up.

Cancer Care: Timothy Miller "Do Not Give Up"

After Timothy Miller started to notice that he was having trouble communicating, doctors discovered he had a brain tumor, lung cancer, and skin cancer. Timothy shares his journey to healing and his inspiring message of never giving up.

Physician Video Profile: Daniel Douce, MD (Oncology)

Daniel Douce, MD, specializes in hematology and oncology and will provide care in St. Joseph and Niles.

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