Cancers We Treat

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Blood Transfusion

    Some patients may need a blood transfusion due to side effects of chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery; or cancer itself may make a blood transfusion necessary.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant

    A bone marrow or stem cell transplant is a procedure in which high dose chemotherapy is given, followed by an intravenous infusion of healthy bone marrow or stem cells.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Breast Ultrasound

    A breast ultrasound is often used to examine a suspected change when a mammogram shows dense breast tissues.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Cancer Rehabilitation

    The Cancer Rehabilitation Program at McLaren uses an interdisciplinary approach in which different specialties team up to help patients increase improve daily function and well-being.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    CAR T-Cell Therapy

    Karmanos Cancer Institute was the first hospital in Michigan and among one of the first in the world to offer CAR-T Therapy for an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Cervical Cancer Screening

    To help prevent cervical cancer, a Karmanos specialist will determine what testing is right for you based on your health history, age and habits.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy is the use of one or more specialized anti-cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Colorectal Cancer Screening

    Early colorectal cancer has no symptoms, so regular screening is vital to early detection.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Cord Blood Program

    Karmanos Cancer Institute collects, processes, and stores donated umbilical cord blood that becomes a readily available source of stem cells for cancer patients.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Cryoablation

    Cryoablation, also referred to as cryotherapy, is a minimally invasive procedure that uses extremely cold temperatures to destroy cancer.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

    A CT (computed tomography) scan is a non-invasive medical test that uses x-rays to produce multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    DEXA Bone Density Scanning

    Bone DEXA scanning is a simple and noninvasive test that measures bone mineral density that can help you learn about your risk of fracture before you break a bone.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Digital Mammography

    Screening or diagnostic digital mammography to help discern breast health and irregularities is available at McLaren locations throughout Michigan and Ohio.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Gamma Knife

    The Gamma Knife Icon system allows Karmanos experts to offer unparalleled precision and accuracy without some of the side effects associated with traditional brain cancer treatment approaches.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Genetic Counseling

    Cancer Genetic Counseling Service at Karmanos can help you learn about the impact your personal and family history has on your chance of developing cancer.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Hormonal Therapy

    Hormonal therapy is the use of hormones to trigger an increase in function or activity of another body part, or increase release of another hormone.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Immunotherapy

    Learn about immunotherapy at Karmanos Cancer Institute, a treatment option that uses the body’s natural defense mechanism, the immune system, to fight diseases including cancer.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Interventional Radiology

    Using real-time images from X-ray, CT, ultrasound or MRI, interventional radiologists guide small instruments through tiny incisions to diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Lung Cancer Screening Program

    Karmanos Cancer Institute offers a comprehensive lung cancer screening program for those who are at risk.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Lymphedema Therapy

    In 1995, the Karmanos Cancer Institute established the first comprehensive lymphedema therapy center in Michigan. It continues to be a leader in the field.