History of Recognition
Breast Care Center Receives Prestigious Accreditation
In 2012, the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center, located in Stony Brook's outpatient Cancer Center, received a full, three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Three years ago, the Center was the first in New York State to achieve this recognition. During this rigorous review process, the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center met or exceeded all 27 standards covering such areas as imaging, treatment options, breast conservation, staging, genetic evaluation, clinical trials, and quality outcomes. The Center performs more than 8,000 mammograms and 2,000 sonograms annually.
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Breast Care Center Is First In NY State To Receive Full Accreditation
Our team approach to breast cancer treatment distinguishes the quality of care we provide at Stony Brook's Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center, which earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC; a new program administered by the American College of Surgeons).
Our state-of-the-art breast center was the first in New York State to gain this quality-assurance designation. A breast center that achieves NAPBC accreditation has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease.
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