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  • Following months of planning and consideration, St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio and McLaren Health Care have officially signed a letter of intent to define ways that the two organizations will work together to best meet the needs of the communities they serve. The letter of intent was signed on Dec. 4 at St. Luke’s Hospital, a 312-bed facility serving Maumee, Ohio and the surrounding communities. As part of the potential integration, McLaren Health Care plans to make significant investments in St. L...

  • Precise Treatment Spares Healthy Tissue with Fewer Side Effects McLaren Health Care is proud to introduce the newest weapon in its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology: Proton Therapy . The most powerful and precise radiation oncology treatment available to treat cancer is now provided at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, located on the campus of the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Flint, Michigan. As one of only 28 proton therapy centers in the United States, the McLaren Proton Therapy Center features l...

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    Karmanos Cancer Institute  joins the growing number of health care providers concerned about the use of e-cigarettes and vaping. E-cigarettes deliver nicotine and other vaporized chemicals to the lung. Initiation of vaping among youth is strongly associated with the subsequent addiction to smoking tobacco products. The vaporized ingredients in e-cigarettes, including flavoring products, are potentially harmful and have recently been linked to acute lung injury, chronic respiratory symptoms and even...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is the first cancer center in Michigan to acquire and treat patients with the new Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™ , the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available to patients. This advanced technology and the special space built to accommodate it is part of the recent renovations completed at Karmanos Cancer Institute's outpatient treatment facility in Farmington Hills, Michigan — the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center. K...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that David I. Sternberg, M.D. , thoracic surgeon, has joined its medical team as of August 1, 2019. Board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, and specialized in minimally invasive chest surgery, Dr. Sternberg will serve on Karmanos’ Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team , joining fellow Thoracic Surgeon, Frank Baciewicz, Jr., M.D. Dr. Sternberg will work at Karmanos’ main campus in Detroit, Karmanos’ Lawrence and Idell Weis...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute , in partnership with McLaren Macomb Foundation , joins the United Shore Baseball League for the second annual Karmanos Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer Awareness Game, where the Westside Woolly Mammoths take on the Utica Unicorns at Jimmy John’s Field. The event encourages men’s health and raises funds for prostate cancer research. The evening will celebrate and honor prostate cancer patients and survivors and include fun activities for children.    W...

  • McLaren Flint's knee and hip replacement program continues to deliver high-quality care to patients. The Medical Center has been designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care's program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care - and includes robust quality measures focused on...

  • Nutritional Counseling is now available and does not require a physician order. Our registered dietitians can help with the following issues: patients wanting help losing weight, anyone wanting to learn how to eat healthier, patients experiencing food allergies or intolerance to food, irritable bowel syndrome, dysphagia diets, celiac disease, and those in need of low salt or low cholesterol diets. This is a private pay program for counseling not covered by insurance payers. These individual sessions are...

  •   In addition to celebrating members’ years of service each December, the McLaren Flint Auxiliary Volunteers also donate their profits back to the hospital to be used toward projects approved by the board. This past fiscal year, the Auxiliary raised over $77,000 and presented their check to Chad Grant, president and CEO of McLaren Flint on Tuesday, December 11. Most of the donation will be used toward the future purchase of a second 3D mammography unit for the McLaren Imaging Center.

  • McLaren planning to open a combination of retail health clinics, primary care and urgent care centers at Michigan area Walgreens Walgreens to purchase McLaren’s pharmacy files DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans...