Vitamin D is essential for building and maintaining strong bones and possibly preventing certain cancers. Studies show that it is very common for people who live in a northern climate, such as Michigan, to have a deficiency. Researchers say more than half of patients are not getting or making enough vitamin D.
Beaumont Hospital, Troy now has the da Vinci Si® Surgical System, the newly refined, most-up-to-date robotic surgery system. Today, Kenneth Kernen, M.D., director of Urology, and Jason Hafron, M.D., urologist, performed a laparoscopic robotic prostatectomy, the hospital’s first minimally-invasive surgery using the da Vinci system.
A former patient and two-time breast cancer survivor, Clarkston artist Jan Mayer has provided much of the art found throughout Beaumont Oncology Services and at the new Wilson Cancer Resource Center across from Beaumont Hospital, Troy.
When the cast takes the stage at the Fisher Theatre on Dec. 17 for the Detroit-area premiere of the award-winning musical "Jersey Boys," Beaumont cancer patients and cancer survivors will be the real stars of the show.
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