Karmanos Cancer Institute
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, headquartered in Detroit, understands that beating cancer means bringing together the best and brightest medical and scientific minds for the benefit of our patients. Cancer is a complex disease that demands complex care. Karmanos, a part of McLaren Health Care, one of Michigan’s largest health care networks, is now the largest provider of cancer care in the state. With cancer centers throughout Michigan, Karmanos brings access to advanced cancer care close to home. This provides an extra level of comfort and peace of mind to patients and their families, knowing they can receive the best care locally. At every Karmanos location, each patient’s oncology care team shares its collective expertise to create a customized treatment plan, based on the patient’s unique needs.
In addition to applying the latest known information and knowledge to individualized treatment plans, our scientists work tirelessly conducting ground-breaking research. The scientific advances Karmanos researchers make every day lead to new treatment options and guide better treatment. To learn more about research conducted at Karmanos, click http://www.karmanos.org/physicians-research/research.
Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. We have competed for and maintained this prestigious designation since 1978. Earning the NCI’s top designation confirms our commitment to excellence and a promise to bring the best care to our patients.
Please call 1-800-KARMANOS to schedule an appointment at any of our locations.
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