July 25, 2014

UAB listed among 100 best hospitals for cancer care

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UAB Hospital is among the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs” identified by Becker’s Hospital Review as leaders in high-quality patient care, outcomes and research.

Hospitals are selected based on rankings and awards received from a variety of sources — including those consistently lauded by other industry ranking companies — subject to a lengthy research-and-review process.

UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Deep South region, is home to more than 350 physicians and researchers recognized for their expertise in oncology. It is at the forefront of improving cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment through pioneering advances in chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and nutrition. The center provides ongoing care to more than 20,000 cancer patients each year.

Read the full list online.