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Cancer

Detroit Medical Center offers adult cancer treatment at two facilities: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit and DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce. Additionally, the physicians of the Karmanos Cancer Institute utilize DMC’s midtown campus for surgery and other treatments. Cancer patients at are given the best option in cancer treatment thanks to the DMC’s partnership with Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine.

DMC Sinai-Grace Cancer Services
New and improved chemotherapy options and radiation therapy make cancer treatment more effective and reduce unpleasant side effects.

The oncologists at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital have the knowledge and experience to treat most adult cancers, along with providing the compassionate care to help patients and families cope with the diagnosis. Sinai-Grace Hospital provides comprehensive, high quality cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment for adult cancers.

Our cancer team is comprised of physicians, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and nurses who have extensive experience in cancer care as well as specialized oncology training. Their sensitivity, kindness and dedication help patients and their families cope with cancer.
 
Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery are all available at Sinai-Grace. In addition, specialized services for breast and prostate cancer are offered through our Breast Care Center and DMC SGH Urology.
We have social work and pastoral care departments to help cancer patients and their families during treatment. Counseling, educational materials and information about home care are also available. In the next few months, we'll be launching additional services including an on-site dietician, pet therapy, music therapy, art therapy, massage, tai chi and yoga.

Our cancer services include:

 

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Diagnostics and Imaging Services
  • Breast Cancer
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Special Services for Women's and Men's Cancers
  • Inpatient Oncology Unit
  • Hospice

The Sinai-Grace Cancer Center is located on the hospital campus in a freestanding building with free parking for patients. A cheerful, sunlit waiting room provides a warm, comfortable setting for patients and their companions. Complimentary snacks and coffee also are available to make the stay more comfortable. DMC Sinai-Grace will provide transportation for qualified patients.
 
Location:
Sinai-Grace Cancer Center
6071 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
Appointments: 313-966-3116
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For more information about DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital’s cancer services or a referral to a Sinai-Grace oncologist, call 313-966-4800.


DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Cancer Services

The Cancer Care program at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital was developed to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment in Oakland County. Instead of traveling long distances to see cancer experts, patients now have the opportunity to be treated by specialists close to home, and with the resources of one of the country's top cancer institutes.
 
With the combined expertise of the Karmanos Cancer Institute and DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, patients now have comprehensive and compassionate cancer care available at the Natalie and Manny Charach Cancer Treatment Center in a single, convenient location close to home.

The Charach Cancer Treatment Center offers the area's most advanced cancer treatment all in one convenient location. The types of cancers we treat include:

  • Gynecological
  • Bone
  • Head
  • Neck
  • Lung
  • Brain
  • Lymphoma
  • Breast
  • Colon

Programs, treatments and services include: 
Comprehensive Breast Services - DMC-Huron Valley Sinai Hospital provides caring and effective preventative and diagnostic cancer services, accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), which is administered by the American College of Surgeons. We offer mammography, ultrasound, sterotactic breast biopsy, bone density, MRI and nuclear medicine procedures. All mammography films are reviewed by two radiologists, thus it is giving everyone a second opinion automatically. We offer early morning, evening and some Saturday appointments.

Infusion Center - The Infusion Center at the Charach Cancer Treatment Center provides patients the opportunity to be treated for a wide variety of medical conditions on an outpatient basis. Among the medical specialties that refer patients to the Infusion Center are: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, General Internal Medicine, Neurology and Rheumatology.

Radiation Therapy - Our advanced treatments include Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), which allows radiation amounts to be adjusted during treatment to spare close-by normal tissue and permits increased doses of radiation to the tumor. Multi-Leaf Collimator (MLC) allows metal "fingers", controlled by a computer, to filter beams of radiation in a precise pattern for the most effective results.

 

Support Services - We understand the unique needs of cancer patients and offer a full range of programs to assist them. Individual and family counseling resources and support groups for family and friends are provided by a trained Oncology Social Worker.

Patient Education and Resources - Comprehensive resources including brochures, resource books, videos as well as patient and caregiver classes.

 

 


About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Located on the campus of Detroit Medical Center in mid-town Detroit, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. This designation signifies Karmanos’ dedication to superior patient care, cancer research and education. Karmanos physicians are not only specialists in their respective areas, they are faculty members at Wayne State University School of Medicine and participate in cutting-edge research, giving DMC patients and their families hope for a cancer-free future.

Caring for nearly 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, Karmanos is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. Its long-term partnership with Detroit Medical Center and the WSU School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care. Karmanos is southeastern Michigan’s most preferred hospital for cancer care according to annual surveys conducted by the National Research Corporation. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to
www.karmanos.org.

Related Cancer Links:
Cancer Directory
National Cancer Institute 
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
National Marrow Donor Program

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