The Bryn Mawr Hospital Cancer Center has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as offering the very best in cancer care. Only one in four hospitals that treat cancer receive this special approval. It is a recognition of the quality of our comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care and our commitment that you, the patient, will have access to all of the various medical specialists who are involved in diagnosing and treating cancer.
Receiving care at a cancer program approved by the Commission on Cancer ensures that you will receive:
Quality care close to home
Comprehensive care offering a range of state-of-the-art services and equipment
A multispecialty team approach to coordinate the best treatment options available to cancer patients
Access to cancer-related information, education and support
A cancer registry that collects data on the types and stages of cancer and treatment results, and offers lifelong patient follow-up
Ongoing monitoring and improvement of care
Information about ongoing cancer clinical trials and new treatment options
The Bryn Mawr Hospital oncology program also received six commendations from the American College of Surgeons in these areas:
Analysis of Patient Outcomes (Standard 2.11): This commendation was received for the publication of the Bryn Mawr Hospital Annual Cancer Report.
AJCC Staging (Standard 4.3): AJCC staging is a system developed by the American Joint Committee on Cancer for describing the extent of cancer in a patient's body. Our staging was 100 percent accurate from surveyor review.
CAP Protocols (Standard 4.6): 90 percent of our cancer pathology reports included the scientifically validated data elements as outlined in the College of American Pathologists (CAP) cancer protocols.
Clinical Trial Accrual (Standard 5.2): The Bryn Mawr Hospital program accrued over the six-percent commendation level for clinical trials each year.
Prevention and Early Detection (Standard 6.2): There were three or more prevention and/or early detection programs offered each year at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Cancer-Related Improvements (Standard 8.2): Three or more quality improvements related to cancer have been implemented each year at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
For more information on our oncology program or to find a Bryn Mawr Hospital cancer specialist, call 1-866-CALL-MLH.
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Bryn Mawr Hospital
130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.