Cancer


Spectrum Health Chief of Hematology/Oncology Recognized by the Association for Clinical Oncology

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 14, 2022 – The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Anas Al-Janadi, MD, VP department chief of hematology/oncology at Spectrum Health Cancer Center, a 2021 Advocacy Champion. The announcement was made during the Association’s 2022 Advocacy Summit in April. “ASCO is immensely grateful for the work of this year’s Advocacy […]



Spectrum Health Cancer Center earns accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 14, 2021 – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted accredited status to the Spectrum Health Cancer Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that […]



The American Cancer Society Awards Spectrum Health Cancer Program Transportation Grant to Remove Barriers for Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment

**Sharing on behalf of the American Cancer Society** For all Spectrum Health Cancer program sites including Grand Rapids, Pennock, Ludington, Reed City, Big Rapids, Fremont, and Greenville starting September 1, 2021.  The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently awarded Spectrum Health a $15,000 grant to help alleviate the financial burden of transportation costs for cancer patients.  […]



Spectrum Health to host LGBTQ+ affirming screening event with Betty Ford Breast Care Services Mobile Mammography Unit

Spectrum Health’s Betty Ford Breast Care Services is offering accessible and inclusive early detection screening through the mobile mammography unit at Baxter Community Center on Saturday, June 12. The screening event is in partnership with the Baxter Community Center, Grand Rapids Pride Center, Grand Rapids LGBTQ+ Healthcare Consortium, and the West Michigan Coalition for Breast […]



Spectrum Health Completes 200th Procedure to Diagnose Difficult Lung Conditions, Improves Patient Outcomes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – Oct. 12. 2020 – Physicians at Spectrum Health recently completed their 200th procedure using a robotic bronchoscopy platform resulting in the diagnosis of 20% more early-stage lung cancers. This gives patients access to earlier treatment options with higher levels of accuracy. Two years ago, Spectrum Health introduced Auris Health’s Monarch™. More […]



Spectrum Health Mobile Mammography Unit Expands Service

 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 27, 2020 –  Spectrum Health is ready to provide mammograms in the era of COVID-19 in the safest way possible. All screening facilities available through Spectrum Health and Betty Ford Breast Care Services are open and are following the CDC guidelines for safe operations. In addition, the Betty Ford Breast Care […]