Commission on Cancer (COC)
Celilo Cancer Center has received the highest possible rating from the
independent organization that surveys and evaluates cancer centers nationwide,
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.
Celilo was awarded the coveted Accreditation with Commendation status,
which indicates the center exceeded the CoC’s 36 standards of care
and reporting, plus an additional nine measurements.
Commendation status is given to a minority of cancer centers. This level
of approval by the nation’s leading organization dedicated to improving
survival and quality of life for cancer patients.
According to the Commission on Cancer, by choosing an Accredited Cancer
Program like Celilo Cancer Center, you will receive:
- Comprehensive cancer care and services
- A multi-specialty team-approach to treatment
- Clinical trials information
- Access to cancer-related information, education and support
- And, most importantly, “quality cancer care close to home.”
Download the 2016 Celilo Cancer Center Annual Report
We have been continuously accredited since September 24, 2009. - Mid-Columbia
Medical Center was the first Oregon hospital, and today is one of only
seven in the state, to be accredited by the
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for its Breast Center.
MCMC’s program offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach
to breast health that uses comprehensive services, expertise and resources.
By integrating screening, early diagnosis, patient advocacy and treatment,
The Breast Center at MCMC offers important resources for women along the
entire health spectrum.
To earn accreditation, a breast health program must show a commitment to
education, research, continuous quality improvement, community outreach
and professional education. It also must provide access to comprehensive
breast health resources, including education and support services, screening
and diagnostic technology and medical and surgical expertise.