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.

     

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    Cancer Rehabilitation

    The Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Karmanos 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.

     

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    Chemotherapy

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

     

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    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 and Karmanos locations throughout Michigan and Ohio.

     

  • 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.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiology (IR) addresses many of today’s toughest medical problems, including many types of cancer, with minimal discomfort and unprecedented precision.

     

  • Diagnostic and Treatment

    Lung Cancer Screening Program

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