Becker’s Hospital Review Names Moffitt Cancer Center among 70 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs

February 24, 2012

TAMPA, Fla. Moffitt Cancer Center is among 70 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs, according to Becker’s Hospital Review. The list recognizes hospitals that serve as leaders in cancer research, prevention, treatment and education.

More than 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year and seek a hospital that can provide them with highly skilled physicians, access to clinical trials, support services and care for their entire person — not just their cancer. Moffitt is among the hospitals and systems that serve as anchors of health within their community by providing cutting-edge oncology treatment and groundbreaking research.

“We are honored to be recognized among many of our esteemed peers,” said Dr. Alan List, executive vice president and physician-in-chief of Moffitt. “Moffitt Cancer Center is where patients have access to innovative treatments and research, the expertise of an interdisciplinary team, patient- and family-centered care — ultimatelya comprehensive approach to cancer that enables us to identify and meet all the needs of patients and their families.”

Moffitt is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Its mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Moffitt’s Total Cancer Care™ program is a partnership among patients, doctors and researchers to improve all aspects of cancer prevention and care. The Total Cancer Care protocol combines information technology, 21st-century science and clinical care that can be personalized by matching the patient to the precise treatment. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Moffitt as one of the top 20 “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer annually since 2002.

The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team analyzed data from sources including U.S. News & World Report, HealthGrades, Thomson Reuters, the National Cancer Institute, the American College of Surgeons and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Here is a link to the full list: 70 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated health care providers. Hospitals cannot pay to be included on this list. The following content should be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Hospitals are in alphabetical order.

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Located in Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, which recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is also a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer.

About Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker’s Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Our content is geared toward high level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker’s Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.