Cancer Center

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
  • Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Radiology

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 Ribbon Fund)

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.