The American Cancer Society needs 300,00 people for The Cancer Prevention Study 3.
Having a colonoscopy can give you a 98% chance of never developing colon cancer according to the American Cancer Society.
We use it for headaches and to help prevent heart problems, but a little aspirin could help women against the deadliest form of skin cancer.
The number of advanced breast cancer cases is going up and while researchers say the numbers are small, it's still a significant problem.
"There are programs out there that require that you make less than $100,000 a year in order to qualify for their programs." says Dan Sherman, a Financial Navigator for Saint Mary's Health Care in Grand Rapids.
One West Michigan family has eight women with the gene. And now their taking the necessary steps to protect their daughters.
When you've been diagnosed with breast cancer finding the latest news and information about the disease is at the top of the list for many patients.
West Michigan Relay for Life teams from Rockford, Forest Hills, East Grand Rapids and Comstock Park take to the streets to recognize and celebrate those who've been touched by cancer.
Life expectancy after being diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma is only about 18 months.
Steve Jobs had the rarest form pancreatic cancer affecting only 1% of the 10,000 yearly pancreatic cancer patients.
The government's latest effort to prevent smoking includes graphic warning labels meant to convey the negative effects of tobacco use.
Not even cancer has gotten the best of Irene Bacon. Her most recent battle was against skin cancer. Before that, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993.
WZZM 13'S Peter Ross learned the hard way that the longer you're exposed to the sun without protection the greater your chances of developing skin cancer.
It's a sad, but true fact, African American women have a 32% higher death rate from breast cancer than Caucasian women and Hispanic women are more frequently diagnosed at a later stage according to National Institute of Health.