Patient Stories

Our radiation therapy team at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute are world leaders in new and advanced treatments, including stereotactic radiation therapy and FDA-approved MRI-guided radiation therapy. We continuously work to develop and improve many types of radiation therapy, delivering hope to thousands of cancer patients.

Each patient’s journey is unique, and we are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories here.

Ken's story

Ken left his Traverse City home to live six weeks in Detroit during the peak of Covid-19 for crucial tongue cancer treatment. He knew he made the right decision for his health and safety the minute he arrived at Henry Ford Hospital.

Jack's story

After treatment that included world-first MRI-guided radiation therapy, coupled with chemotherapy, Jack’s pancreatic cancer is now in remission.

Bruce's story

Bruce V. Hough received treatment for recurrent prostate cancer using world-first MRI-guided radiation therapy at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute.

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