Lake Huron Medical Center - Cancer Center
Advanced Cancer Care in Your Neighborhood – NOW!
You’ve been diagnosed with cancer -- you're overwhelmed with
stress and anxiety and while the world around you seems to be moving in
slow motion, questions about your next steps are racing through your mind.
Where should I go for care? What kind of treatment do I need? Do I have
options? How much will it cost? What about family? Is there anyone who
can help me? We understand how overwhelming a cancer diagnosis is for
both patient and their family.
Lake Huron Cancer Center (LHCC) has been on the leading edge of cancer
research and treatment options providing comprehensive cancer care to
the Blue Water and Thumb communities for over 40 years.
At the Lake Huron Cancer Center (LHCC) it is our sincere belief that we
must treat the patient and family, not just the cancer that the patient
has been diagnosed with. As our patient you will be embraced by a team
of physicians, nurses and other specialists who will take the time to
discuss your diagnosis, treatment options, and who are dedicated to walking
through your entire journey with you.
Caring Staff and Coordinated Services
At Lake Huron Medical Center, cancer care doesn’t mean just treatment
– it is a coordinated approach to meet the medical needs of the
patient. This also means supporting the emotional needs and concerns of
the patient as well as those of the patient’s family and close friends.
For more than 25 years, the highly-skilled, compassionate professionals
of the Lake Huron Medical Center Port Huron Cancer Center have been dedicated
to providing the most advanced state of the art cancer treatments available.
The Lake Huron Medical Center Port Huron Cancer Center has been named
"Best in Cancer Care" for providing high-quality, comprehensive,
multidisciplinary patient-centered care to oncology patients by the Commission
on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.
The Lake Huron Medical Center Port Huron Cancer Center is the only comprehensive
cancer treatment center in the area to offer access to the Michigan Cancer
Research Consortium (MCRC), which is part of the Community Clinical Oncology
Program (CCOP). This consortium provides our patients with access to advanced
clinical cancer research trials. It is the only center in the area to
offer radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer. It provides access
to a multidisciplinary team that works in concert to offer the best cancer
treatment options available through individual tumor board review. It
is the only center in the region to host an Annual Cancer Care Symposium
to which health care professionals turn to obtain continuing education credits.
State of the Art Diagnostics
- Traditional X-Ray
- 32-Slice Spiral CT scans PET scans (Positron Emission Tomography)
- MRI (Advanced MRI)
- PET and PET-CT scans
Board-Certified Physicians on Medical Staff
- Radiation Oncology
- Medical Oncology
Advanced treatment options
- Dedicated Oncology Unit
- Certified Oncology Nurses
- Tumor Board Conferences
- Institutional Review Board to oversee Research Activities
- Access to a Second-Opinion Telemedicine Robot
- Cancer Nutrition and Counseling
- Lymphedema Treatment
- Multidisciplinary Breast Conferences
- Radiation Therapy
- Prostate Seed Implant (Brachytherapy)
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Rehabilitation and Support Capabilities
- In-patient and Out-patient Physical Rehabilitation Services
- Breast Cancer Support Group
- Spiritual Care
- Look Good...Feel Better
- Road to Recovery (ACS)
- Financial Support (available through the Lake Huron Medical Center Pink
One Local Source for Coordinated Cancer Care – NOW!
Over the past 60 years, Lake Huron Medical Center has been committed to
caring for the whole person - their physical, emotional, social, mental
and spiritual health - bringing peace of mind to patients and their families.
This commitment, along with its dedication to outstanding clinical services
and focus on improving the health and well-being of the community, makes
LHMC a center for excellence in cancer care.