Surgical Oncology at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare
Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center is ranked among the top cancer care facilities in the United States (Commission on Cancer Comprehensive Community Cancer Program). Our professionals create individualized patient treatment plans to support your surgical oncology needs.

Why Choose Bronson Battle Creek for Surgical Oncology?

  • Recognized for high quality. One of only 25 hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in Michigan to win the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer outstanding achievement award three times in a row.
  • Member of the Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan – a combined effort of health care organizations in Michigan providing patients access to national cancer studies while remaining in their own communities.
  • First hospital in southwest Michigan to use Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for tumor detection and staging information
  • Ranked among the best in the U.S. for patient satisfaction in a recent survey by Press Ganey, the leader in healthcare performance management
  • Full range of care from prevention to detection and treatment
  • Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and the Mercy Cancer Network
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission earning its Gold Seal of Approval
  • Robotic surgery using the da Vinci® Si™ HD Surgical System – the most advanced method of minimally invasive surgery
  • Fire fly florescent imaging guides the surgeons performing robotic surgery to capture images of blood vessels, tumors and tissues
  • Tumor boards for breast, thoracic and general cancer where our expert physicians meet to review and discuss treatment options for individual patients
  • We are the only hospital in southwest Michigan to offer transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS)

Cancers We Treat

We treat a wide variety of cancers, including:

  • Blood cancer
  • Bone cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal and stomach cancer
  • Gynecological cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lung cancer (cardio-thoracic cancer)
  • Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic and liver cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Urological cancer (bladder, kidney and prostate) Skin cancer

Surgical Oncology Services & Treatments

We offer a wide range of surgical oncology services, including: 

  • Chemotherapy and infusion
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Diagnostic imaging including CT and MRI scans, digital mammography, stereotactic biopsy, pathology services and more
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Firefly florescent imaging
  • Genetic counseling
  • Hematology treatments
  • Medical oncology
  • Nurse navigators
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Radiation oncology
  • Respiratory care
  • Robotic surgery using the da Vinci® Si™ HD Surgical System – the most advanced method of minimally invasive surgery
  • Support services including a cancer resource center, pastoral care, social workers, support groups, pain management, palliative care and financial counseling
  • Transbronchial needle aspiration system (TBNA)

Our Surgical Oncology Team

Our cancer care team consists of board certified oncologists with specialized training and experience in surgical oncology.  Our team includes cancer experts such as oncology certified nurses, oncology nurse navigators, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, nutritional counselors, genetic counselors, pastors and other specially trained staff. 

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