When cancer is found early, treatment works best. When treatment works best, there is a better chance for a cure. People often ignore the signs and symptoms that can be associated with cancer. They don’t know that the symptoms could mean something more is wrong or they may be afraid of what the symptom could lead to.
Advanced practitioner Kathryn Vera works in the high risk cancer program at Spectrum Health Lakeland.
Genetic counselor Samantha Witt works in the high risk cancer program at Spectrum Health Lakeland.
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.
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.
Women in Southwest Michigan have increased access to 3D mammography technology.
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.
Cancer patients throughout West Michigan will now have greater access to new and unique clinical trials.
Cardiologist, Dennis Disch, MD, answers several of the most commonly asked questions about COVID-19.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, community members, donors, and organizations throughout Southwest Michigan have come together in support of those serving on the front lines at Spectrum Health Lakeland.
IBM Watson Health™ today published its 100 Top Hospitals® annual study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S.
In response to the outpouring of community inquiries and offers of support, Spectrum Health Lakeland has established a donation drop-off donation site.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was recognized as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®.
Spectrum Health Lakeland recently appointed Lynn Todman, PhD, as vice president, health equity.
A new high risk cancer program is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland to care for community members with increased risk of developing certain types of cancer.
New COVID-19 testing equipment, additional supplies, and expanded testing criteria in the state are making it possible for more people in Southwest Michigan to be tested for the virus.
The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) awarded Lakeland Medical Center and Lakeland Hospital Niles with the Patient Safety Excellence Award.