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.
Learn about the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for breast cancer.
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.
In lieu of the annual Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation gala, community members are invited to tune in to a special televised program, “Honoring Healthcare Heroes."
Area business leaders have joined together to share an ask of our friends and neighbors.
Due to increasing demand for COVID-19 testing and a nationwide shortage of supplies, Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised eligibility changes for those seeking a test at a Lakeland facility.
Over the last several decades, and most recently during the COVID-19 pandemic, Spectrum Health Lakeland and Whirlpool Cooperation have come together in support of community members.
Spectrum Health Lakeland financial advocates will assist community members with enrolling in the marketplace and selecting a health insurance plan.
The Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities has awarded Spectrum Health Lakeland a $1.2 million grant to support a rapid response to COVID-19 disparities experienced by residents of Benton Harbor.
Today, Spectrum Health issued an anti-racism pledge, committing to act against structural racism and pledging to take on the challenge to eliminate racism and its impact on health, hope and lives.
With public health and safety as its top concern, Spectrum Health Lakeland is reminding patients and visitors that guidelines to control COVID-19 remain in effect at its facilities.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has earned level eight certifications in acute and ambulatory care in the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are urging residents to get vaccinated against the flu.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome oncology genetic counselor, Samantha Witt.
In honor of frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, 1st Source Bank has donated $30,000 to the Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation.
The late Lynn Gray, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Berrien Springs, was recognized posthumously with the 2020 Michigan Family Physician of the Year Award.
Spectrum Health has taken additional action to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by announcing new hospital family and visitor guidelines.
Officials from the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are noting accelerating trends of increased COVID-19 activity over the past several weeks.