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  • Karmanos is designated by the National Cancer Institute as among the very best cancer centers in the United States. It is the preferred hospital for cancer care in southeast Michigan according to the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Cancer Treatment Preference Profile Surveys, conducted by the National Research Corporation. We’ll make sure your first chance at beating cancer is your best chance toward a future free of cancer. So when you or a loved one face cancer, ask your doctor to consult with the Karmanos Cancer Center. Based in midtown Detroit, Karmanos is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Caring for nearly 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Center is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 faculty members, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer.