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  • 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...

  • Dr. Justin Stenz MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Interventional radiology at McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, has expanded its services to include the TIPS procedure to reduce the effects of portal hypertension, a high blood pressure condition in the liver. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a minimally invasive procedure that creates a new blood vessel in the liver to relieve the pressure. Cirrhosis can lead to high blood pressure in the veins tha...

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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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    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Heart Failure and Nephrology Awards McLaren Macomb ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Heart Failure and Nephrology. Now in its 30th year, inclusion in the distinguished ranking demonstrates a health care provider’s proficiency in the delivery of its care and the resulting patient experience and outcome. Ranking is based on careful analysis of patient outcomes and care-related factors, such as patient sa...

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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...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb president and CEO Tom Brisse is among the six members of the class of 2019 to be inducted into the Macomb Hall of Fame. Founded in 2000 by the Macomb County Chamber and Macomb Foundation, the hall has inducted less than 100 local leaders who “have made outstanding contributions to improving the economic, family and community life of Macomb County.” Tom Brisse Born, raised and making his home for many years in Macomb County, Brisse assumed the role of president and CE...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, is now offering a minimally invasive surgical option to its patients who are suffering from the effects of an aortic aneurysm, a potentially fatal condition. A catheter-based procedure, Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) safely and effectively repairs the aneurysm building in the aorta, a major blood vessel of the body. Dr. Joseph Cuppari An aortic aneurysm is a thinning and weakening of the arte...

  • 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...