Cancers We Treat

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Adaptive Radiation Therapy

    Adaptive Radiation Therapy (ART) is the future of personalized radiation therapy. Varian Ethos therapy is an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven holistic solution designed to increase the capability, flexibility and efficiency of radiation therapy.

     

  • 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

    Brachytherapy

    Brachytherapy is often used to treat prostate cancer and breast cancer. Specialists place radioactive "seeds" at the site of the tumor, enhancing cancer control while minimizing exposure to nearby healthy tissue and vital organs.

     

  • 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

    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

    Colon Cancer Screening

    Early colorectal cancer has no symptoms. Schedule a colonoscopy with a doctor at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit or Farmington Hills.

     

  • 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 and Karmanos locations throughout Michigan and Ohio.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    External Beam Radiation Therapy

    External beam radiation therapy comes from a machine that aims radiation at your cancer.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Gamma Knife

    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, headquartered in Detroit, is proud to offer the Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™, the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available. This innovative technology is available at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

     

  • 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

    Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

    Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) is a high precision 3D radiotherapy that uses computer controlled linear accelerators to deliver radiation to a tumor or to specific areas of the tumor.