Bladder cancer means that certain cells in the bladder have changed in ways that aren't normal. These tumors are classified by the way they grow:
The exact cause of bladder cancer is not known. But several things may make you more likely to develop it:
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
To help protect the health of our patients, team members, and visitors, Spectrum Health Lakeland is instituting a revised visitation policy for its hospitals.
Cardiologist, Dennis Disch, MD, answers several of the most commonly asked questions about COVID-19.
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.
Beginning December 2, all community members age 12 and older who are visiting a loved one in the inpatient units at Lakeland Medical Center.
IBM Watson Health™ today published its 100 Top Hospitals® annual study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S.
The 2018 Cancer Care Report from the Marie Yeager Cancer Center which outlines data collected to create more meaningful improvements for cancer diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and support.
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
Whirlpool Corporation, Dow and Reynolds Consumer Products are pleased to announce a collaboration to provide much-needed respirators.
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.
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.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-21 that temporarily requires all Michigan residents to “suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life”