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Beaumont, Royal Oak breaks ground on Proton Therapy Center to treat cancer

Construction has begun on a new Proton Therapy Center at Beaumont Hospital’s Cancer Institute in Royal Oak. Proton therapy is a newer, high-tech alternative to treating certain cancers. The benefits: a scanning beam of proton radiation with online image guidance offers greater precision to destroy cancerous cells, sparing healthy tissue with fewer side effects. This will be the first single-room proton treatment center of its kind in Michigan.

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Beaumont's transplant program expands, has new leader

Alan J. Koffron, M.D., has been named director of multi-organ transplantation at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Beaumont currently has a kidney transplant program. It is adding liver and mutli-organ transplants with the arrival of Dr. Koffron. "We're very pleased Dr. Koffron has agreed to lead Beaumont's new multidisciplinary

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe opens renovated pediatrics unit

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has opened a newly renovated, seven-bed inpatient unit for pediatric care that features state-of-the-art technology and all-private rooms in a child and parent friendly environment. "We are excited about renewing out commitment to Pediatric services," says Jeanne Lewandowski, M.D., chief of Pediatrics at

Beaumont trauma center receives reverification

The American College of Surgeons recently reverified the Level I trauma center at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Level I-designated trauma centers provide the highest level of surgical care to trauma patients in the United States. "This achievement recognizes our trauma team's dedication and expertise in providing optimal care for

Beaumont sees results in nation's 1st urinary nerve rewiring surgeries for spina bifida patients

View video from the press conference. Seven children from across the United States are gaining bladder control through a revolutionary, first-in-the-nation nerve rerouting surgery for patients with spina bifida. The surgeries were conducted in 2007 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. The children previously required the insertion of a

Beaumont breaks ground for Commerce Twp. medical center

Today Beaumont Hospitals officially broke ground for its new medical center in Commerce Township on a 35-acre site located on Maple Road between M-5 and Welch Road. The $70-million project, at approximately 175,000 square feet, will include a freestanding emergency center, physician offices, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, nuclear