Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States. Colorectal cancer often begins as a growth called a polyp, which may form on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Some polyps become cancer over time. Finding and removing polyps through colonoscopy screening can help prevent colorectal cancer. MidMichigan Health Colon & Rectal Surgeon Kristin Busch, M.D., discusses the importance of early detection and explains the colonoscopy procedure. To determine your risk for colorectal cancer, take our free colorectal health assessment.

Medical Center Celebrates 75 Years of Caring

Photo showing MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland celebrating 75 years serving the community.

MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland will soon celebrate 75 years of serving the community. While buildings have changed and technology has advanced, the cornerstone of the organization, dedication to outstanding patient care, remains the same.

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Walk-in care for minor illness and injury.

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Welcome to MidMichigan Health

MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 7,400 employees, volunteers and physicians and provided more than $144 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2018.

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Musculoskeletal Oncologist
Geoffrey Siegel, M.D.

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Frances Farley, M.D.

Partnering Together for HEARTSafe Communities

MidMichigan Health and the American Heart Association's Great Lakes Bay Region are partnering together to make communities the middle of Michigan HEARTSafe. The overall goal of the program is to enhance community partnerships, resources and services to improve cardiovascular health. For more information, visit