Laurel A. Leithauser, M.D., Joins Munson Medical Center

January 31, 2019 Laurel A. Leithauser, M.D., has joined the staff of Munson Medical Center as a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs and reconstructive surgeon.  Dr. Leithauser practices at The Skin Cancer and Dermatology Center, 1225 W. Front St., Ste. C, in Traverse City. She is...

VIDEO | Wellness Classes at the Cowell Family Cancer Center Promote Healing for Cancer Patients and the General Public

December 12, 2018 The Health and Wellness Suite at the Cowell Family Cancer Center provides opportunities for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing for those receiving treatment for cancer, as well as those in recovery. Classes include yoga, pilates, massage, meditation, painting, and much more. “The...

VIDEO | Early Detection is Key When Treating or Potentially Curing Lung Cancer

November 15, 2018 “The majority of lung cancer is diagnosed at a later stage which contributes to high mortality,” says radiologist Patrick Gartland, MD. However, Munson Medical Center’s lung cancer screening program is working to improve the odds for patients by detecting lung cancer earlier...

30th Annual Recovery Plus Program Set for Oct. 13

October 4, 2018 Former, current breast cancer patients invited for day of information, ‘pampering’ The 30th Annual Recovery Plus Program for women who have had breast cancer, or are living with breast cancer, is set for Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Traverse City Elks Club in...

VIDEO | Mammography Screening Day

October 2, 2018 Seven Munson Healthcare facilities are joining efforts to offer a special mammography screening day on Saturday, Oct. 20, for women who have a hard time making medical appointments during a busy work week. In this video, learn one woman’s breast cancer story and why she is passionate about...