Mercy Health St. Mary's Lacks Cancer Center in Grand Rapids, MI is the department's newest clinical affiliate. This relationship was initiated in September 2016. Staffed by Dr. Brandon R. Mancini and Dr. James M. Kane, Jr., Lacks Cancer Center offers radiation therapy for benign and malignant conditions, as well as specialty procedures including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), prostate seed implants, and high-dose rate brachytherapy for cervical and endometrial cancers. The Department of Radiation Oncology is dedicated to a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, working closely with medical oncologists, medical physicists, surgeons, nurses, dosimetrists, dietitians and counselors to plan and coordinate individualized treatment.
Dr. Mancini completed his undergraduate medical training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and internship and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, where he served as Chief Resident his final year. Dr. Kane completed his undergraduate medical education at Creighton University and residency programs at the University of Michigan and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI, as well as at University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, OH, where he also served as Chief Resident. The physicians at Lacks Cancer Center are excited to enhance the presence of Michigan Medicine in West Michigan and look forward to providing comprehensive, patient-focused care each and every day.