Radiation Oncology at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

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 radiation oncology needs.

Why Choose Bronson Battle Creek for Radiation Oncology?

  • Recognized for high quality. One of only 25 hospitals in the United Stats to win the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer outstanding achievement award three times in a row.
  • Access to the newest treatment. We actively participate in clinical trials with the Grand Rapids Clinical Oncology Program (GRCOP) and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
  • Advanced radiation therapies and technologies such as Guided Radiation Therapy (GRT), Intensity Modulation Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT) and five-day targeted radiation therapy for breast cancer which minimizes radiation exposure and side effects
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for lung cancer delivers a radiation dose high enough to kill the cancer while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy organs
  • First hospital in southwest Michigan to use Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT) 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
  • Board certified oncology physicians
  • 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

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 (cardiothoracic cancer)
  • Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic and liver cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Urological cancer (bladder, kidney and prostate)

Radiation Oncology Services & Treatments

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

  • Brachytherapy, which is the placing of radioactive material to deliver a higher dose directly at the tumor site.
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Coordinated treatment options
  • Diagnostic imaging including CT and MRI scans, digital mammography, stereotactic biopsy, pathology services and more
  • Five-day targeted radiation therapy for breast cancer which minimizes radiation exposure and side effects
  • Genetic counseling
  • Guided radiation therapy (GRT)
  • Intensity modulation radiation therapy (3D-CRT)
  • Lifeline registry
  • Nurse navigators
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Pathology
  • Respiratory care
  • 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 Radiation Oncology Team

Our cancer care team consists of board-certified radiation oncologists, radiation oncology certified nurses, radiation oncology nurse navigators, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, nutritional counselors, genetic counselors, pastors and other specially trained staff. 

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