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CentraState’s Cancer Center Once Again Lauded for High Standards

By |2018-05-07T11:22:27-04:00June 10th, 2016|

The American College of Radiology (ACR), a national organization that sets quality standards for radiation oncology, has reaccredited The Karen Olbis Radiation Oncology Center at CentraState, demonstrating a consistently high level of patient care in this program. The ACR accreditation process involves a third-party peer review and evaluation of patient care, staff, equipment, treatment planning and records, and patient safety and quality control activities.

“We are extremely proud to once again earn ACR recognition,” says Barry Asch, assistant vice president, Cancer Care Services, CentraState Healthcare System. “This designation affirms our commitment of providing the most personalized care and highest quality radiation oncology services to all of our cancer patients.”

Within the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState, the Radiation Oncology Program keeps pace with technological and clinical advances in cancer care while emphasizing the highest standards of patient care. The Center is staffed by radiation oncology experts—trained at leading academic cancer centers—working in collaboration with pathologists, hematologists, oncologists, surgeons and other cancer specialists. They provide the most advanced treatments available, including proton therapy.  Patients are also offered a wealth of support services, including the Cancer Navigator Program, complementary therapies such as yoga and meditation, palliative care, and support groups. CentraState’s ACR accreditation will continue through 2019.

The Statesir Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) for quality excellence and designated as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer ProgramFor more information about all of the cancer services offered, visit or call (855) 411-CANCER.

CentraState Healthcare System is a nonprofit community health organization consisting of an acute-care hospital, a health and wellness campus, three senior living communities, a Family Medicine Residency Program, and a charitable foundation. CentraState’s teaching program is sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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