LifeBridge Health Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute Receives Accreditation from Commission on Cancer

The LifeBridge Health Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute has been awarded a three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

The three-year accreditation was granted following an extensive review process that included an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the institute demonstrated many of the standards that represent the full scope of a cancer program. These include

  • Cancer committee leadership
  • Cancer data management
  • Clinical services
  • Research
  • Community outreach
  • Quality improvement

The Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute offers the most advanced diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of cancers. Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital, members of LifeBridge Health, have a vision of coordinated, multidisciplinary oncology care that places the patient and family at the center of a coordinated set of services and specialists who work on behalf of the patient. Members of the institute actively participate in clinical research studies, providing patients with the most advanced treatment modalities available. Working together as a multidisciplinary team, specialists offer a wide variety of treatment options and supportive care in pain management and nutrition.

Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons is evidence of the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute’s continued commitment to providing a variety of treatment options and specialties as well as great quality of care to every patient.

Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the Commission on Cancer is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival rates and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive, quality care.  Its membership includes Fellows of the American College of Surgeons and 42 national organizations that reflect the full spectrum of cancer care.

The core functions of the Commission on Cancer include setting standards for quality, multidisciplinary cancer patient care; surveying facilities to evaluate compliance with the commission’s 36 standards; collecting standardized and quality data from accredited facilities; and using the data to develop effective educational interventions to improve cancer care outcomes at the national, state and local level.

-Betsy Haley

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