Medical Oncology

infusion treatment areaWe offer the most advanced medications to treat cancer.

Medical oncology is the use of powerful medications to destroy cancer cells. These include a variety of treatments, such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, anti-tumor antibiotics and drugs that disrupt a tumor’s food source. Our medical oncologists are at the forefront in the research and development of new therapies, and we are often one of the first and only cancer programs in Michigan to offer the most advanced medical treatments for certain types of cancer.

Newly diagnosed?

Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167 or request an appointment online.

chemotherapy patientThe first step: Cancer type

The specific medical oncology treatment that is best for you will depend in part on the type of cancer. Your personalized care plan may also include other types of cancer treatment, such as radiation therapy or surgery. Review your specific type of cancer to learn more about the available treatments.

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Types of medical oncology treatments

Why choose Henry Ford for your medical oncology care?

  • Integrated team: Our medical oncologists work closely with our other cancer specialists to provide the most advanced care available.
  • Innovative treatment: We are often one of the first and only cancer programs in Michigan to offer the most advanced medical treatments for certain types of cancer.
  • Clinical trials and research: These studies help researchers find more effective, less toxic cancer treatment options. We are actively involved in national research studies through the Southwest Oncology Group, one of the largest cooperative groups funded by the National Cancer Institute for cancer clinical trials in the United States.
  • Supportive oncology: We provide a range of services and resources to support your physical and emotional well-being during cancer treatment and beyond. This includes connecting you with dietitians, personalized exercise programs, palliative care, integrative medicine, support groups and other programs, and many other support resources.
  • Survivorship: We recognize that your relationship with your medical oncologist is extremely important, especially since they frequently continue to check in with you long after you have beaten your cancer. Our team gives you and your loved ones a long-term roadmap for survivorship.
  • Top-ranked program: Our compassion and attention to each person’s unique physical and emotional needs has earned our team placement in the top 1% in the nation for patient satisfaction, as measured by Press Ganey.
Newly diagnosed?

Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167.

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