April 2012

Penrose Cancer Center Receives National Achievement Award

Colorado Springs, CO

Penrose Cancer Center is the only cancer program in Colorado to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. The award recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. The award is based on compliance with seven standards drawn from six areas of program activity, including cancer committee leadership, data management, management, research, community outreach and quality improvement.