3 Tesla MRI available at Beaumont Hospital, Troy

Beaumont Hospital, Troy has implemented 3T MRI technology in the Breast Care Imaging Center. "The 3 Tesla MRI is very well suited for breast imaging when searching for very small lesions to detect cancers in their earliest stages," says Marc Flemming, M.D., division director of MRI and CT at Beaumont, Troy. "The 3T MRI is also

Beaumont partners with ProCure for first proton beam cancer therapy center

ProCure Treatment Centers Inc. and Beaumont Hospitals have announced an agreement to invest $159 million in Michigan to develop the state's first proton beam therapy center. The center is expected to be operational by 2010. Beaumont filed a Certificate of Need application on March 3 with the state's Department of Community Health for approval to

Beaumont ‘Healthy Heart Check' Helps Area Students

Despite cold temperatures and snow, high school athletes have their sights set on spring sports. And before student athletes hit the track or playing field, they are required to have a physical exam. Unfortunately, most routine sports physicals don't screen for pre-existing heart conditions and abnormalities. In 2007, Beaumont cardiologists

Beaumont researchers host hip preservation surgeons

The Marcia and Eugene Applebaum Surgical Learning Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the Hip Preservation Study Group. Surgeons from across North America gathered to discuss emerging techniques in hip preservation and to organize a multicenter trial.   Hip preservation surgery is an emerging group

Beaumont hosts 5th African-American cancer prevention forum

The Beaumont Cancer Institute is hosting its "Fifth Annual Cancer Prevention Forum" from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Charles H. Wright African-American Museum, 315 E. Warren Ave. (between John R and Brush streets), Detroit. Les Brown, a cancer survivor and popular motivational speaker, will present the keynote

Beaumont researchers: surgery advantageous for spinal stenosis

Research done at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, along with twelve other sites nationwide, recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found back surgery for spinal stenosis proved to have better results than nonsurgical treatments.  The paper is the third in a series detailing the findings of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research

High school students get a taste of medicine at Beaumont

Weekends may be a golden opportunity for high school students to catch up on their sleep, but thanks to a partnership between Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland Schools, teens interested in learning more about health care careers will want to rise and shine for the Beaumont Saturday Series beginning in March. From March 8 through May 17, high

Beaumont building new medical center in Novi

Beaumont Hospitals will be adding a new medical center in Novi. The Beaumont Medical Center, Novi, a four-story facility, will be located on Main Street and Novi Road. The $19-million project, at approximately 88,000 square feet, will include physician offices, urgent care, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services and a

Beaumont researchers: type 2 diabetes goes away with weight loss

People with type 2 diabetes have the best chance of resolving this chronic disease by losing weight, and the younger they are the better, according to researchers at Beaumont Hospitals' Weight Control Center. The research was published in the February of Vascular Disease Prevention. The researchers believe their study may be the first to

Beaumont to launch medical transport company with Community EMS

Beaumont Hospitals has joined with Community Emergency Medical Service Inc. to offer a new transportation service for patients. Beaumont Medical Transportation Service Inc. will start in the spring and provide interfacility transfers. The service will transport patients among Beaumont facilities, to their homes or to extended care facilities.