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The Henry Ford Cancer Institute

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You are more than just a cancer diagnosis to us. We treat the whole person by providing your own team of cancer experts who customize your care to you. Investments in breakthroughs like Precision Medicine, and cancer healing environments like our new cancer center, demonstrate our commitment to defeating cancer.

We don’t just treat cancer. We treat your cancer.

Our 900 highly skilled doctors, researchers, nurse navigators and other healthcare specialists provide world class cancer care to thousands of patients each year. The Commission on Cancer designates us as an integrated network and recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. Henry Ford is also a Blue Cross Center of Distinction for the Treatment of Rare and Complex Cancers. We are one strong, integrated team, ensuring you have access to the latest advances in cancer treatment, research, clinical trials and support throughout your journey. We have treated people from every state in the U.S. and every continent in the world.

One Team. All For You.

Few programs across the nation can deliver the kind of team that Henry Ford brings to each patient. We have experts in 20 different cancer specialties, with experience and training that is specific to your type of cancer.

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Shaping the Future of Cancer

Precision Medicine and the national Cancer Moonshot initiatives are revolutionizing cancer care at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute.

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Hope anchors the soul

With a return of his pancreatic cancer, Scott Hirshey faced an uncertain future. After just five treatments using precise radiosurgery. the tumor shrunk, rekindling hope.

Care for all types of cancer

Our doctors treat a full range of cancer types, including:

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Treatment options

Your personalized treatment plan will depend on the type of cancer, your medical history, preferences, and priorities. Treatment may include one or more of the following:

Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion

New Detroit cancer facility is a bold step forward in the fight against cancer, bringing together world-class cancer care and supportive services under one roof.

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One Institute. Multiple Locations.

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute offers you an interconnected system of care, with multiple cancer treatment locations and experts that communicate seamlessly, giving you access to the best treatment options, wherever you go.

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  • Cancer Patient Support Group

    This weekly group, facilitated by a professional counselor/social worker offers patients an opportunity to express their feelings and concerns and...

  • Mood Music

    This group will help cancer patients and their families explore the use of music as a means to transform mood.

  • Breast Cancer Support Group Downriver

    The Breast Cancer Support Group meets once a month to support women who are currently being treated for, or are survivors of, breast cancer.

  • Creative Art Therapy Support Group

    Guided by an art therapist, participants will use drawing, painting and other artistic expression to help manage the emotional and psychological...

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  • Caring for the Cancer Caregiver

    In the world of cancer, caregivers are a silver lining. They help their loved ones with daily tasks they may currently be unable to do themselves....

  • 5 Questions Cancer Patients Should Ask Their Doctor

    Any medical diagnosis can be difficult to come to terms with, and cancer – a disease that takes numerous forms and results in more than 8 million...

  • Kidney Cancer 101

    The kidneys are a unique organ. They are necessary for survival, but you can live with just one of them and, with medical intervention, you can...

  • How to Overcome Sleep Issues During Cancer Treatment

    It’s no surprise that cancer – and cancer treatment – contribute to a host of side effects ranging from hair loss to nausea. Cancer is a tough...

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Clinical Trials

Cancer Research