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Cancer Care

Let’s Talk About Gut Health with UM Health-West Specialists

Come and hear about common issues with gastrointestinal health. Three specialists in Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Oncology will meet with you to dispel common myths about cancer screening and prevention, cancer treatment options, acid reflux, GERD management, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, hemorrhoids, and liver and pancreatic diseases. Join us in-person or online. Registration is required.

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Services Contact Information Heart & Vascular: 616.252.5950 Infectious Disease Care: 616.252.6050 Pulmonary Medicine: 616.252.5220 Lab Services: 616.252.7151 Neurosciences: 616.252.5790 Wound Care: 616.252.7494

Our Experts

UM Health-West providers are committed to helping patients in West Michigan experience quality care and exceptional treatments. Team Approach UM Health-West has a deep bench of specialists dedicated to providing top-notch cancer care. Gastroenterology Gastroenterology/Endoscopic Gynecologic Head & Neck Surgery Pulmonary Medicine Thoracic Surgery

Deb Wieringa, Melanoma Survivor

There was a pit in her stomach and a lump in her throat as Deb Wieringa prepared to tell her family the news, and it wasn’t good. She watched as the faces of her loved ones filled with fear and sadness. She was facing a ferocious disease and the strong possibility it might take her Read More

Dave Williams, Lung Cancer Survivor

Going to my first chemotherapy infusion, I felt like a ball of nerves. The shock of being diagnosed with lung cancer was still fresh in my mind, and I didn’t feel ready to start this terrifying journey. But I had my wife by my side, and an army of friends and family praying for me, Read More

Our Partners

We know it’s difficult to navigate cancer alone. That’s why we partner with organizations throughout west Michigan. When resources come together, the result is improved awareness, treatments and survivorship. Accreditations & Quality

Treatments & Capabilities

The Cancer Center provides local access to some of the most advanced treatments in the world, with a comprehensive array of specialties and subspecialties backed by affiliation with one of the nation’s top cancer centers, University of Michigan Health. We are members of the Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium, the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium and Read More

Walt Grzybowski, Skin Cancer Survivor

When Walt Grzybowski lost a fingernail on his right hand in 2017, he assumed it would heal on its own. When it did not, he discovered he had skin cancer. Despite the challenges presented by his diagnosis, Walt was determined to stay strong and beat his cancer. Dr. Laurence McCahill contacted Walt shortly after his Read More

Cancer Care

Leading-edge cancer treatments and personalized care come together at the UM Health-West Cancer Center. Backed by the skill and power of the University of Michigan Health System, we provide access to the most esteemed physicians in the country, right here in West Michigan. Advanced Cancer Care Treatment for Families in West Michigan The Cancer Network Read More