Cancer is a frightening disease that will affect one in three Americans. The good news is that the understanding of cancer, as well as the number of tools that oncologists have to treat it, is expanding dramatically. Today’s treatments are more precise and effective than ever before, and tomorrow’s will be more so.
At Sibley, our cancer specialists bring the latest knowledge to care. Sibley’s Cancer Center is comprised on teams of oncologists, nurses, technicians and support staff who focus on individual forms of cancer. Sibley’s connections to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center means that we are able to provide top quality care in a peaceful and compassionate community setting.
A Healing Place
Our concern for patients is reflected throughout the light-filled 14,000-square-foot Cancer Center serving Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. It is quiet, peaceful and private. It is designed so patients can move around the center easily—in privacy and comfort. The Cancer Center includes physicians’ offices, examination rooms, conference rooms, a private, patient-friendly waiting room and a restful open-air garden. Parking is conveniently located just in front.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award to Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center, part of a select group of 82 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States.
Established in 2004, the CoC Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.
The award is granted to facilities that demonstrate a Commendation level of compliance with six standards that represent five areas of cancer program activity to include cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, research, community outreach and quality improvement.
The Sullivan Center for Breast Health has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.