Precision Medicine and the national Cancer Moonshot initiatives are revolutionizing cancer care at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute.
Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Providing expert care through diagnosis, treatment and beyond
The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is one of the largest cancer programs in Michigan, providing care at four hospitals and four outpatient treatment facilities throughout southeast Michigan. Treatment for the most complex or rare cancers and our extensive cancer research is anchored at Henry Ford Hospital.
We care for more than 14,000 cancer patients every year, and have treated people from every state in the U.S. and every continent in the world.
Patients come here because they know they’re more than just a cancer diagnosis to us. We treat the whole person by offering rapid diagnosis, personalized care, and your own team of cancer experts that will customize your care to you.
Our focus is to get you back to your everyday life and family.
We are constantly researching new therapies and applying new technologies:
- First in the U.S. to offer the Edge Radiosurgery System
- First the Michigan to use NanoKnife to destroy pancreatic cancer tumors
- Led the nation in developing robotic cancer surgery technique for head and neck, kidney, and prostate cancers
Physicians from around the world routinely travel here to be trained in cancer diagnostic and treatment methods pioneered at Henry Ford.
Your team of compassionate, experienced experts
Few programs across the nation can deliver the kind of team that Henry Ford brings to each and every patient. We have experts in 20 different specialties, with hundreds of compassionate, dedicated individuals focused on you. We know that no two cancers are alike, and no two cancer solutions are either.
Investments in breakthroughs like Precision Medicine, and cancer healing environments like our new cancer center are proof that we are committed to defeating cancer. Bring us your cancer fight. We’ll bring our precise, unrelenting team to work—all for you.
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.
Henry Ford can offer lung cancer patients, like Joan Jackson, new hope in their cancer fight. We offer highly precise stereotactic radiation that targets tumors with accuracy.
Care for all types of cancer
Our doctors treat a full range of cancer types, including:
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:
We also participate in a number of clinical trials, which allows you access to promising new treatments not yet available to the general public.
We focus on treating the whole patient -- body, mind, and spirit. Our integrative therapies combine traditional medicine with proven therapies to support the health and well-being of each patient.