Patient Stories

At Henry Ford, our patients motivate us to continue providing high-class, compassionate and personalized care. Each patient is unique in their journey through kidney cancer, and by using techniques like our minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedure and nanoknife procedure, we help patients get back to their lives. Here are some of their stories:

Our heroes

Michelle’s Story

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Michelle ignored the signs something wasn’t right with her body – and that was when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer and a blood-clotting disorder. Now, she urges people to follow their instincts and see a doctor if something doesn’t feel right.

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Rick's Story

Rick explored all his options after a kidney tumor was found. Then he chose someone “right in my backyard” to remove it – Dr. Craig Rogers at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute.

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Clyde’s Story

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To remove a tumor on his left kidney, Clyde chose to undergo the first nanoknife procedure for a kidney tumor in Michigan. This option eliminated the need for a high risk, traditional procedure.

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