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Why Choose the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

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.

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.


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.

Precise treatments

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:

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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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