How can you prevent cancer?
While cancer can not altogether be prevented, there are a number of risk factors that can increase a person's chance of developing cancer as well as protective factors that decrease a person's chance of developing cancer.
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'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.
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.
Daniel Douce, MD, specializes in hematology and oncology and will provide care in St. Joseph and Niles.
Lakeland team members and the community dance to raise breast cancer awareness
Meredith Krugh, an oncology nurse practitioner is providing care at Lakeland Cancer Specialists, in St. Joseph and Niles.
Breast cancer survivor, Kellie Tyler, shares her experience undergoing Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) treatment.
General surgeon, Craig Kline, MD, shares how colonoscopies can detect and remove polyps which may lead to colon cancer.
Lakeland physicians are now using the ZEISS INTRABEAM® intraoperative therapy system to deliver a targeted single-dose of radiation to the site of the breast cancer tumor, after a Lumpectomy.
Radiation Oncologist, Peter Paximadis provides radiation therapy to cancer patients at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph
Women in Southwest Michigan have increased access to 3D mammography technology.
In response to the outpouring of community inquiries and offers of support, Spectrum Health Lakeland has established a donation drop-off donation site.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are urging residents to get vaccinated against the flu.
Spectrum Health Lakeland and Krasl Art Center (KAC) are partnering to develop a pop-up art and wellness exhibit to help address the behavioral health challenges faced by community members in Southwest Michigan.
The following statement is made on behalf of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association.
Hiro, a two-year-old male German shepherd from Slovakia, joins handler, Chris Aungst, a retired police officer with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.
The Board of Directors of Spectrum Health Lakeland approved an expanded strategy to address racial and ethnic health equity in southwest Michigan.
Spectrum Health Lakeland continues to closely monitor the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are working to care for several individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 at Pine Ridge.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has added a new technology for men choosing radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was recognized as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®.