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Cancer is a beginning.

From every struggle to every challenge, we believe cancer is a beginning. And we’re with you every step of the way. At the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, we specialize in providing cancer care that you cannot get anywhere else. We are the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center in metro Detroit. With access to more than 250 promising new cancer-specific treatments found only at Karmanos, we give you your best chance forward.

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Your Best Chance at beating cancer.

Cancer Screening and Prevention at Karmanos

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At Karmanos, we know early detection is important since cancer is most treatable in its early stages. Advocate for your health today and discover what screenings may be right for you.

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Prevention Program.

 

Cancer Care Is Close To Home

With specialized Karmanos Cancer Institute locations throughout Michigan and Northern Ohio, we offer the convenience of getting the quality of care you need and deserve near where you live.

Patient Tools

We believe that you should be empowered in managing your cancer care. With convenient tools that allow you to visit a physician on your laptop or mobile device, access your personal medical information, or find a doctor close to you, Karmanos Cancer Institute is your partner for life.

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Support Our World-Renowned Research

Karmanos physicians and scientists, in partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine, dedicate themselves to researching the cancer breakthroughs of tomorrow. Please consider making a gift today to help accelerate treatments from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside — defining new standards of care and improving survivorship.

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Events

Karmanos Cancer Institute offers a variety of educational classes, support groups, integrative therapy classes, screenings, seminars and other special events to benefit you and your loved ones.

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The Latest From Karmanos Cancer Institute

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IN THE NEWS: Surviving Lung Cancer Focused Morhaf Al Achkar’s Career on Addressing Health Disparities

Cancer History Project Morhaf Al Achkar, M.D., Ph.D., MSCR, FAAFP, associate center director of Education at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Insti...

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IN THE NEWS – Ovarian Suppression: Benefits, Side Effects, and Treatment

Patient Power Ovarian suppression is a treatment that stops estrogen from being produced in a woman’s ovaries. Jailan Elayoubi, M.D. , medical onc...

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Volunteer Brings Hope Through Experience to Patients Battling Cancer

On any given Friday, you will find Loraine Roberts at Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint. She's not a patient; she is one of eight McLaren...

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Cancer History Project | Surviving Lung Cancer Focused Morhaf Al Achkar’s Career on Addressing Health Disparities

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WOLB | Prostate Cancer Among African American Men

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WWJ | Karmanos Seeks 20 Cancer Survivors for Commerce Township Fitness Classes

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Patient Stories

Jimmie D. Compton, Jr.

Karmanos Cancer Institute

For decades, Jimmie noticed a raised area on his left thigh, which he assumed was simply fluid or fatty tissue.

Bill Happel

Karmanos Cancer Institute

A symbol of survivorship given by Bill Happel will be displayed at the Ohio cancer center to encourage other prostate cancer patients.

Andrea Schroeder

Karmanos Cancer Institute

"They opened the radiation center an hour early for me," Schroeder said. "I said, 'I don't want to inconvenience people. I don't want to change people's jobs,' and they said, 'You are doing the peo...
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