Nationally Top-Rated Cancer Care in the CommunityJun 15, 2022
A lung cancer diagnosis is emotional and frightening for patients and their families. The first step for many patients is to find their physician care team to develop a treatment plan. Many patients turn to the Charach Cancer Treatment Center at DMC Huron Valley Sinai-Hospital in Commerce Township.
Marie S. visited urgent care after she thought her runny nose was due to a sinus infection. When her symptoms persisted, she saw her primary care physician and had a
chest CT which showed a mass in her upper lobe. She began chemotherapy and radiation at the Charach Cancer Treatment Center in March 2022.
From screenings through treatment and survivorship, the comprehensive cancer program at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital consistently ranks among the nation's top-rated cancer centers regarding patient experience. In a 2021 survey, the Charach Cancer Treatment Center team was among the top 15% nationally in overall patient experience scores compared to more than 1,500 facilities.
"We are unique because we can get to know and take care of the patients in our community. We have the services and well-trained staff to provide some of the best care possible," says Dr. Kimberly Hart, Clinical Chief for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Charach Cancer Treatment Center.
Beyond surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital also offers oncology-related rehabilitation services, nurse navigation, social work, nutrition counseling, cancer support groups and survivorship programs.
"I think it comes down to our people. We have such great camaraderie and are constantly picking up the phone or meeting with each other to collaborate on treatments and monitor our patients' progress. We care about each patient and their family," says Dr. Larry MacDonald, a board-certified Pulmonologist at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital.
"The team is fantastic. I can't thank the team enough for the exceptional care. I would 100% plus recommend the Charach Cancer Treatment Center," expressed Marie.
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