“Best Hospitals” cancer-care rank: 24
“Best Hospitals” cancer-care score: 61.3/100
Early detection, diagnosis and treatment.
A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The center consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally in grant funding from the National Cancer Institute. It runs a large number of active clinical trials; more than 285 of them. The institution is known for providing access to the very latest treatment advances, often before they are available in the broader community. Among the first cancer centers to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to care. The institution’s oncology registered nurses staff a top-notch Cancer AnswerLine at (800) 865-1125 on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern, and any time by email at CancerAnswerLine@med.umich.edu
. The nurses can only answer questions in general; they cannot provide specific medical advice, review medical records or make a diagnosis.