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Accreditations and Certifications

These national accreditations demonstrate the Regional Cancer Center’s commitment to provide high quality care that keeps the patient at the center of all treatment planning and decisions. All aspects of our care are reviewed, including how well our patients do, how well we collaborate as a team to provide care, our ability to offer comprehensive services, and our compliance with national protocols.

Key Accreditations:

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation

We are a Surgical Quality Partner of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Commission on Cancer As an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner, we’re committed to the highest standards of surgical care. This designation reflects our proven record of adhering to the most rigorous standards in surgical quality—to minimize complications, improve outcomes, and save lives.

Our participation in ACS Quality Programs helps ensure that we continue providing our patients with the best care possible. When you see the ACS Surgical Quality Partner mark in our hospital, you can trust that we’re dedicated to quality and relentless self-improvement.

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for patients with cancer. The CoC promotes cancer prevention, treatment, survival, and education, and ensures high quality, comprehensive, coordinated cancer care. The CoC also integrates the latest advances in research and technology to help further improve the care cancer patients receive.

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

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Mary Washington Healthcare's Regional Cancer Center is one of the premiere breast cancer centers in the country., and has been awarded the prestigious accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers represents a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast. This mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. The NAPBC Board has worked diligently to assure multidisciplinary leadership representation and has recently sanctioned its program structure and standards, which include nationally recognized breast cancer quality performance measures that will serve as an initial platform for measuring quality improvement.

American College of Radiology Accreditations:

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Cancer Registry

A Cancer Regisitry is information required by law and reported to the state and federal government, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute. Details on diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship are collected and reported for every patient we see and treat. Our Cancer Registrars are healthcare professionals that collect, analyze, and report this cancer data. This information provides us with valuable cancer statistics and help us determine what cancer treatments are the most effective.

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