Accreditations are an assurance that the patients at our Comprehensive Cancer Center have access to the latest technologies, cancer treatments, and research.
NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
We are proud to be among the elite group of cancer centers acknowledged as the nation’s leaders in the fight against cancer. The National Cancer Institute’s comprehensive designation is rare; only 47 cancer centers in United States can claim this accreditation.
National Pancreas Foundation Center
Wake Forest Baptist was recently designated as a National
Pancreas Foundation Center for the treatment and care of patients with
pancreatic cancer. As a designated center, Wake Forest Baptist will seek to advance
research and lead the way for heightened awareness and understanding of
pancreatic cancer among community physicians, allied health professionals,
patients, families and the general public.
Women's Choice Award
The Women’s Choice Award identifies the nation’s best hospitals to help women make smart healthcare choices. The goal of the organization is to help women identify brands, products and services that deserve their loyalty and referrals. In 2015, our Cancer Center received awards for cancer care, breast care and patient safety.
Breast Cancer Accreditation
Our Breast Care Center, the first center in the region to be granted full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), was recently reaccredited. The program is administered by the American College of Surgeons. Learn more about Wake Forest’s breast cancer accreditation.
Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence
Our Low Dose CT lung cancer screening program has been awarded the Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence designation by the Lung Cancer Alliance. This designation is awarded only to screening centers that meet strict criteria which comply with comprehensive standards based on best practices.
Radiation Oncology ACR Accreditation
The Radiation Oncology Department has been awarded a three-year accreditation (through 2016) by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the nation's oldest and most widely-accepted radiation oncology accrediting body. It is awarded only to facilities meeting specific guidelines and standards developed by ACR after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.
Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers℠
The Comprehensive Cancer Center was named a Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers℠ by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). We are the only cancer center in the Triad, and one of only 4 in the state, awarded this designation. These centers offer comprehensive inpatient cancer care programs for adults, delivered by multidisciplinary teams with subspecialty training and distinguished clinical expertise in treating complex and rare subtypes of cancer.
Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). FACT accredits only programs that have demonstrated exceptional levels of patient care and outstanding medical and laboratory practices.
World’s First Leksell® Center of Radiosurgery
Radiation Oncology Department named the world’s first Leksell® Center of Radiosurgery. It is an international training site for teaching procedures and protocols for stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).