Cancer Services Quality and Certifications

Baptist Cancer Services provides specialized, quality care for cancer patients across a full range of diagnostic, treatment, follow-up and support services. Our program accreditations and certifications include:

  • Baptist Cancer Services is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The Commission on Cancer is a multi-disciplinary body that sets standards for quality cancer care delivered primarily in hospitals. As an approved program, Baptist has met 36 mandatory standards in providing all patients with a full range of diagnostic, treatment, and supportive services. 
  • The Center for Breast Health is certified by the American College of Radiology and FDA Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).
  • The Center for Breast Health has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Stereotactic Breast Biopsy by the American College of Radiology (ACR). 
  • The Center for Breast Health is now accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
  • Baptist Medical Center is the only hospital in Mississippi to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Breast Cancer. This Baptist program underwent a rigorous on-site survey and demonstrated compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. This certification includes Radiation Oncology, Outpatient Infusion, and the Center for Breast Health.

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