Meet Dr. Ted Lawrence, M.D., the new Cancer Center director

Dr. Ted Lawrence

Theodore Lawrence, M.D.

Ted Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of radiation oncology who was recently named director of the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses his vision and priorities as the center’s new leader, as well as his personal philosophies on patient care and research.

You began your career at Michigan 28 years ago. What are Michigan’s greatest strengths when it comes to cancer care?

The University of Michigan has created an unprecedented environment of Continue reading

Patient advisors

You can pave the way for positive care experiences for future patients

Advisory board2The Patient and Family Advisory Board is a group represented by both patient advisors and Cancer Center staff that meets monthly with the goal to assure the delivery of the highest standard of patient-family centered care.

“Patients and their family members have an essential role in guiding the work we do at the Cancer Center and throughout the University of Michigan Health System,” says Karen Hammelef, D.N.P., R.N., director of Cancer Center Patient and Family Support Services and cochair of the PFAB. “This partnership Continue reading