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Mercy Hospital’s Cancer Center receives Byers Oncology Award

Mercy Hospital’s Cancer Center receives Byers Oncology Award

By Caroline Underwood….
Mercy Hospital–A Campus of Plantation General Hospital has announced that it recently was awarded the Jean Byers Oncology Award from the Florida Cancer Registrar Association.

Mercy Hospital and the Miami Cancer Center at Mercy Hospital were among the select few institutions in Miami-Dade County chosen to receive the award. It also was the 10th time Mercy has received the recognition.

This prestigious honor is based on the level of accordance with national standards for timeliness and completeness of data registry — the key constituents of running an exceptional registry management.

As a 10-time recipient of the Jean Byers Award for Excellence, the Oncology Registry Department at Mercy Hospital has established an ironclad record of success. The registry provides a wealth of information of all types of cancer that is treated and diagnosed at Mercy Hospital.

The Miami Cancer Center’s Annual Cancer Program Report is an award-winning document, providing statistical data and studies on specific tumor data collected. The program also has contributed its data to the American College of Surgeons National Cancer Database (NCDB) as part of its numbers studies on patient care.

“It is a tremendous honor to receive this award for the 10th year,” said Manuel P. Anton III, MD, CEO of Mercy Hospital–A Campus of Plantation General Hospital. “This award demonstrates our solid commitment to research while providing quality healthcare to our patients.”

The award is given in honor of Jean Byers, CTR who dedicated a lifetime to encourage a healthier community through research and education in the oncology registry profession.

The Miami Cancer Center at Mercy Hospital, staffed by specialized physicians, nurses, therapists and technicians, provides the most advanced cancer treatments and clinical trials in an environment that is both state-of-the-art and compassionate.

Mercy Hospital is located at 3663 S. Miami Ave. in Miami. For more information visit online at www.mercymiami.com.

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