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Features Health & Wellness Macon Cancer Center receives national full accreditation

21st Century Oncology, Inc. and the Macon Cancer Center, has been awarded three-year full accreditation by the American College of Radiation Oncology's Accreditation Program. The physicians and staff of 21st Century Oncology submitted to this peer review as part of their commitment to maintain quality patient care.

The American College of Radiation Oncology strives to ensure the highest quality care for radiation therapy patients and promote success in the practice of radiation oncology through education, responsible socioeconomic advocacy, and integration of science and technology into clinical practice.

The review components include on-site medical, physics and administrative reviews. Accreditation is a voluntary process in which professional peers identify standards indicative of a quality practice, and an audit is conducted to assure that these standards are followed.

21st Century Oncology and the physicians and staff of the Macon Cancer Center are dedicated to offering the latest treatment solutions to cancer patients. They continually strive to offer Macon County residents and their loved ones the most up to date cancer treatment available in their own community. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1.6 million cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2012. The physicians and staff of 21st Century Oncology and the Macon Cancer Center can be relied on to help you and your family fight this disease.

The Macon Cancer Center is located in the Smokey Mountain Healthcare Building in Franklin.

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