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Barrett Cancer Center awarded accreditation renewal

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Barrett Cancer Center was awarded with a three-year accreditation renewal and commendation from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its Commission of Cancer.

The center has been accredited since 1934, making it one of the five oldest accredited cancer programs in the country.

"This independent accreditation further validates our ongoing efforts to become a world-renowned cancer treatment facility," said W. Brian Gibler, MD, President and CEO, University Hospital and Senior Vice President, UC Health. "We are dedicated to diagnosing and treating cancer patients with the highest level of clinical excellence and care."

The center has also received a commendation rating for five commendation-eligible standards including outcome analysis, quality of patient care, clinical trial accrual, prevention and early detection programs and cancer-related quality improvements.

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