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  • Commission on Cancer

  • The receipt of a Commission on Cancer accreditation means that The Miriam Hospital has proven its commitment to quality, multidisciplinary cancer care. Accreditation is given only to those institutions who demonstrate, during a rigorous evaluation, exceptional patient care.

    Receiving care at a Commission on Cancer-accredited program ensures that a patient will have access to:

    • comprehensive care, including a range of state-of-the-art services and equipment
    • a multispeciality, team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
    • information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
    • access to education and support
    • a cancer registry that collects data on type and stages of cancer and treatment results, and offers lifelong patient follow-up
    • ongoing monitoring and improvement of care
    • quality care close to home