The Anderson Cancer Institute holds a three-year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. We received accreditation in 2006, 2009, and again in 2012.
We received the Commission on Cancer's Outstanding Achievement Award in 2006, 2009, and 2012.
In 2012, we became the first facility in Georgia to acquire the INTRABEAM® system for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT).
In 2011, the Association of Community Cancer Centers awarded us an Innovator Award for our successful tobacco education program.
Our breast care program was one of the first 100 programs in the U.S. to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program of the American College of Surgeons.
Our Breast Imaging Center is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
Breast surgeon Ray Rudolph, M.D., received an Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. He was one of only 39 physicians nationwide to receive the award.
Memorial surgeon Christopher Senkowski, M.D., was appointed to the Society of Surgical Oncology Coding and Reimbursement Committee.
Researchers at Memorial received a $1.6 million federal appropriation to study the link between obesity and cancer deaths.
Cancer research conducted at Memorial was published in the prestigious Cancer Research, the flagship journal of the American Association of Cancer Research.