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Henry Ford Health System

16931 19 Mile Rd Ste 140

Clinton Township, MI, 48038

(586) 263-2840


Henry Ford Health System will build a $110-million cancer center in Detroit as part of a $500-million expansion and neighborhood improvement project spanning 300 acres, officials said Monday.

The planned five-story, 144,000 square-foot cancer center in the city’s New Center neighborhood will include a rooftop garden and skywalk to connect it to Henry Ford Hospital. The center will consolidate cancer care services on the hospital’s south campus near West Grand Boulevard and north of I-94. Officials expected to break ground in spring 2016 and open the center in summer 2018. The hospital marks its centennial in Detroit this fall.

During the past eight years, Henry Ford’s cancer patient volume increased 16% for outpatient services and 31% for inpatient services, officials said. Approximately 5,500 new cancer patients are treated annually at Henry Ford, which has one of the largest programs in Michigan.

Health center officials said that patients should feel more comfortable with ambulatory cancer treatment and support services under a single roof.