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Leukemia

A041501: A Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of the Addition of Inotuzumab Ozogamicin (a Conjugated Anti-CD22 Monoclonal Antibody) to Frontline Therapy in Young Adults (Ages 18-39 Years) with Newly Diagnosed Precursor B-Cell ALL A041701: A Randomized Phase II/III Study of Conventional Chemotherapy +/- Uproleselan (GMI - 1271) in Older Adults with Acute Myeloid [...]

Leukemia2020-01-13T10:48:00-04:00

Symptom Management and Cancer Control Protocols

A011401: Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating the Role of Weight Loss in Adjuvant Treatment of Overweight and Obese Women with Early Breast Cancer (BWEL) EA1151: Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) EAQ162CD: Longitudinal Assessment of Financial Burden in Patients with Colon or Rectal Cancer Treated with Curative Intent S0820: Phase III Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Eflomithine [...]

Symptom Management and Cancer Control Protocols2020-01-13T10:35:06-04:00

Medical Oncology & Infusion Services Transitioning to Partner Hospitals

You may have recently heard news regarding changes planned for West Michigan Cancer Center & Institute for Blood Disorders (WMCC).  With this article, we hope to clarify the news and explain what patients and caregivers can anticipate moving forward. Our partner hospitals—Borgess and Bronson—have created a plan to strengthen the delivery of cancer care in [...]

Medical Oncology & Infusion Services Transitioning to Partner Hospitals2019-02-13T15:36:48-04:00

Free Mammograms Available to 1,500 Area Women

Kalamazoo, MI—Uninsured women in Southwest Michigan who need a mammogram to screen for breast cancer can once again receive help through a popular initiative known as Pink Saturdays.  The 7th annual program, supported by virtually every hospital, radiology group and cancer center in the region, will provide free mammograms in the month of October.  Appointments can [...]

Free Mammograms Available to 1,500 Area Women2019-02-13T15:37:01-04:00

WMCC Adds Three Providers

Kalamazoo, MI – West Michigan Cancer Center (WMCC), a collaboration of Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare Group, is pleased to welcome three new providers to its oncology & hematology team in Kalamazoo. Sunil Nagpal, MD, has practiced medicine for more than 20 years including 14 years in academic medicine, teaching physicians and medical students.  Most recently, [...]

WMCC Adds Three Providers2019-02-13T15:37:01-04:00

Wireless Internet Access

West Michigan Cancer Center is pleased to announce that we now offer newly upgraded, free wireless Internet access to patients, their caregivers and visitors. This service is available throughout the facility, including patient exam rooms, lobby / waiting areas, and treatment areas. How to gain access: The SSID (Service Set Identity) for the network is [...]

Wireless Internet Access2019-02-13T15:37:01-04:00

WMCC Adds Oncologist

West Michigan Cancer Center (WMCC), a collaboration of Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare Group, is pleased to welcome Tolga Tuncer, MD, to its expanding team of oncology physicians.  Born in the US and raised in Ankara, Turkey, Dr. Tuncer completed four medical fellowships, the most recent in hematology and oncology at the University of Arizona [...]

WMCC Adds Oncologist2019-02-13T15:37:18-04:00

Hereditary Cancer Expert to Speak in Kalamazoo on Colon Cancer Risk

Kalamazoo, MI – Who is most at risk for colon cancer?  And, to what extent does a person’s family history play a role?  Those are key questions that noted cancer expert Dr. Henry Lynch will explore when he addresses members of the Kalamazoo medical community and the general public on March 8 and 9. Dr. Lynch [...]

Hereditary Cancer Expert to Speak in Kalamazoo on Colon Cancer Risk2019-02-13T15:37:18-04:00