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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...

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    Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron and the Karmanos Cancer Institute will host a cancer survivor picnic Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The picnic will take place at the Marysville Community Health Center, 867 East Huron Boulevard, Marysville. Cancer survivors, their families and care team are invited to saddle up and celebrate survivorship at this western themed event. Enjoy barbeque vittles and fellowship, with special performances by the Hooked On Country Line Dance Team. This program is made po...

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    The Bariatric Center of Michigan at McLaren Port Huron was recently re-accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) – a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Bariatric Center of Michigan at McLaren Port Huron is the only MBSAQIP-designated program in St. Clair County. Since 2002, McLaren Port Huron has performed more than 3,500 bariatric pro...

  • 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...

  • Port Huron, MI – If you’ve ever had to take a sick child to the emergency department in the middle of the night, you know how stressful it can be. Will you wait long? Will your child be comfortable until you see the doctor? Very often, the ER wait can add to the anxiety for both your child and yourself. But McLaren Port Huron has changed all that. With online emergency check-in, powered by In Quicker, patients can register in advance for care in the emergency department at McLaren Port Huron. With just a...