The Sarah Cannon Cancer Network of Excellence at Belton Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of diagnostic services such as the most advanced minimally-invasive technology for diagnosing and treating breast lesions, as well as a range of cancer care services from screenings, cancer treatment and survivorship. The site is staffed by skilled oncology nurses certified in chemotherapy who provide a wide variety of oncology and infusion services.
Sarah Cannon at Belton Regional Medical Center builds on the current cancer program with genetic counseling services, nurse navigation programs, access to national clinical research trials and personalized medicine/tumor profiling.
Screenings and Self Assessments
The Cancer Programs Practice Profile Reports (CP3R) includes a set of three unified measures* for breast cancer.
The CP3R data is provided to healthcare facilities to help them:
- Ensure patients are treated according to recognized standards of care,
- Promote quality improvement activities to facilitate fulfillment of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation standards, and
- Accurately compare clinical performance among CoC accredited cancer programs
Midwest Cancer Care at Belton Regional Medical Center achieved a performance rate of 100% of in all three breast cancer measures, well above the national rate.
*The three measures were agreed upon by the NQF (National Quality Forum) facilitated an agreement between the CoC (Commission on Cancer), ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology) & NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network).
Source: Commission on Cancer, National Cancer Database