Bronson's Cancer Program
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life changing. When choosing where to receive treatment, trust southwest Michigan’s most preferred healthcare system. As a patient at Bronson, not only do you have access to cutting-edge medicine and technology to help you heal, but your cancer provider is connected to a large, multidisciplinary team that helps coordinate your care every step of the way.
Southwest Michigan's Most Experienced Cancer Team
When you choose Bronson for your cancer care, you have a whole team of experts helping you heal. Your team may include oncologists, surgeons, nurse navigators, primary care providers and other specialists. We are the region's first choice for cancer-related surgery and have provided comprehensive cancer care in Battle Creek for over three decades.
Nationally Recognized Cancer Care
The Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center has a history of “firsts” and is nationally recognized for excellence. It is one of only 25 centers in the country to earn the Commission on Cancer's Outstanding Achievement Award.
Our Battle Creek radiation oncology program holds the prestigious ASTRO APEx accreditation - meaning we have a proven track record of providing the highest level of safe, patient-centered radiation treatment. At the time of accreditation, BBC was one of only 24 such centers in the nation, and continues to be one of just three APEx-accredited cancer centers in Michigan.
Additionally, if you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, feel secure choosing Bronson for cancer treatment. With our state of the art technology and the use of scientific evidence in treating patients, Bronson Battle Creek is an Accredited Breast Center.
Region's Only Pediatric Cancer Program
Bronson Children's Hospital has the only pediatric cancer program in southwest Michigan. Our pediatric oncology team are the `go to' experts for the treatment of childhood cancers and blood disorders. The team guides and supports children and families through both outpatient and inpatient care.
Expanded Cancer Care at Bronson
In early 2021 when the new cancer pavilion opens, five medical oncologists and four physician assistants, who are currently staffing the West Michigan Cancer Center, will join our Bronson cancer team. They are eager to surround you with the excellent quality and experience Bronson is known for.
The Bronson Patient and Family Advisory Council is providing input on the design of the new cancer pavilion, ensuring the space provides a healing and supportive environment. The pavilion will offer a wide range of cancer services and amenities in one convenient location.
If you're currently a patient at West Michigan Cancer Center and are moving your care to Bronson, our team will work closely with you to transfer all your medical oncology and infusion care smoothly to Bronson. Services available at the new cancer pavilion include:
- Medical oncology
- Infusion services
- Support services like financial counseling, social work and pastoral care
- Monthly support groups
- Dietitians and nutrition services
- And more
Connected Care is Better Care
No matter where you go for care within the Bronson system, all of your important medical information is easily accessible. Whether visiting the emergency department, your surgeon, your primary care provider or your oncologist, each member of your care team can quickly and easily pull up your full health record - ensuring the best care possible.
With Bronson MyChart, you also have access to your medical information at all times. Through the secure, online tool, you can request appointments, send messages to your care team, refill prescriptions, view test results and more.
Bronson's oncology team works closely with other cancer experts, programs, clinical trials and support resources to make sure each patient receives the right care at the right time.