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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...

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    Theodore Ruza, DO, has accepted the position as medical director of the $1.3 million expanded senior behavioral health unit at McLaren Oakland. Prior to joining the McLaren medical staff, Dr. Ruza worked as the director of Botsford Senior Assessment Center since 2007 and acted as Botsford General Hospital’s 2002 Chief of Staff. Dr. Ruza still resides as a clinical instructor for medical students at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Ruza continues to be very prominent within the field of psychia...

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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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    In July 2019, Shivajee Nallamothu, DO, FAOAO , has joined McLaren Medical Group working at the McLaren Oakland Orthopedic Surgery office and McLaren Oakland, a 338-bed medical center dedicated to providing healthcare services to individuals in Pontiac and the surrounding Oakland County area. Leading up to him joining the McLaren Medical Group team, Dr. Nallamothu received his medical degree in orthopedic medicine from Michigan State University in 1994 and continued on to complete his internship and resi...

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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...

  • Our goal at Lake Orion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is to provide the best possible care for our residents. It is an honor to be named by US News and World Report as one of the best nursing homes in Metro Detroit area. We are so proud of our amazing staff and team who work so well together to earn this recognition! Please take a minute to read this on U.S. News .

  • Our goal at Lake Orion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is to provide the best possible care for our residents. It is an honor to be named by US News and World Report as one of the best nursing homes in Metro Detroit area. We are so proud of our amazing staff and team who work so well together to earn this recognition! Please take a minute to read this on U.S. News .

  • McLaren Oakland Hospital announced today that Kristina Miller, Sr. Marketing Specialist for the hospital, will serve a one-year term as the President of the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Miller has been a supporter of the Waterford area for many years. She was co-chair for two Waterford School District Bond campaigns, co-chair of the marketing and PR Committee for the Waterford Parks and Rec millage, and a 3-year member of the board of directors for the Waterford Foundation for Public Educatio...