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.
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
Lakeland Medical Center and Lakeland Hospital Niles recently achieved an ‘A’ in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Cancer patients throughout West Michigan will now have greater access to new and unique clinical trials.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health™.
The Berrien County Health Department was notified of three additional positive cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.
In an effort to limit potential exposure of COVID-19, Lakeland Medical Practices have consolidated some locations and begun conducting appointments via video visit or phone call.
Studies have shown domestic violence rates rise with times of stress similar to what workplaces, schools, and communities around the country are facing during COVID-19
Beginning December 2, all community members age 12 and older who are visiting a loved one in the inpatient units at Lakeland Medical Center.
In an effort to promote continued social distancing, and provide encouragement to frontline healthcare workers, Spectrum Health Lakeland is launching a “We Stay Home For You” campaign.
Spectrum Health is offering free screening for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was recognized as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®.
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.
To help protect the health of our patients, team members, and visitors, Spectrum Health Lakeland is instituting a revised visitation policy for its hospitals.