Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
LOCAL PRESENTING SPONSOR
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is based in southeast Michigan, in
midtown Detroit, and is one of 45 National Cancer Institute-designated
Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. In fact, Karmanos is the
only hospital in Michigan dedicated exclusively to fighting cancer.
for approximately 12,000 new patients annually and conducting more than 800
cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the
Karmanos Cancer Center is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Karmanos offers
access to more than 90 cancer treatments that no other local hospital has.
the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 faculty members, and
supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to
prevent, detect and eradicate cancer. Its long-term partnership with the WSU
School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and
academics related to cancer care. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the
Institute's president and chief executive officer.
more information, call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.