Carolina Breast & Oncologic Surgery is proud to be fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
About the NAPBC...
The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with breast diseases. This mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. The NAPBC board is comprised of professionals from 15 national organizations reflecting the full spectrum of breast care. Carolina Breast has voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of performance by the NAPBC. During the process, our center has demonstrated compliance with standards established by the NAPBC for treating women diagnosed with the
full spectrum of breast disease. The standards include proficiency in center leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. A breast center achieving NAPBC accreditation has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease, offering:
Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
Information about new treatment options
And, most importantly, Quality breast care close to home.
To learn more, please visit www.accreditedbreastcenters.org
Breast cancer can be a scary, isolating experience, but that doesn't mean you're alone in the fight. There are plenty of local groups and resources available to provide ongoing support to individuals with breast cancer and survivors. The following is a selection of links that are authoritative and provide very helpful information.
This booklet provides basic information on breast cancer and its management in a simple-to-read fashion and informative graphics.
This is the National Cancer Institute’s website delivering information on the latest research activities and clinical trials relating to all cancers.
People Living With Cancer, the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), provides live chats, message boards, a drug database, and links to patient support organizations.
This is the American Cancer Society’s website. In addition to providing helpful links and information, it has access to support groups and information.