11-25-13 CCSCI’s Crossroads Cancer Center Laboratory in Effingham has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous on-site laboratory. COLA is a nonprofit, […]
7-15-13 Decatur, IL – Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C., (CCSCI) is pleased to announce the addition of Bassam N. Maalouf, M.D, medical oncologist/hematologist, to its medical practice. Dr. Maalouf joined Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C., during July 2013. Dr. Maalouf received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed […]
Cancer Care Specialists Recognized for Successful Participation in Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI)
7-1-13 As a QOPI Certified Site, CCSCI/Cancer Care Center of Decatur participated in the quality measures during Spring 2013 as part of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) QOPI Certification Program. CCSCI achieved QOPI Certification during September 2012 and is required to participate in annual chart abstraction rounds to maintain its 3-year certification. Dr. […]
Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C. Receives Recognition for Cancer Care from Largest Oncology Society in United States (Decatur, Illinois) – Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C. (CCSCI) has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification […]
9-7-12 FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENINGS Take Control of Your Health during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! DMH Cancer Care Institute, Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, Carpenters Local 742, the Macon County Health Department and the Us TOO support group have teamed up to offer free prostate cancer screenings. Thursday, September 20 9 a.m. – […]
8-1-12 We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Irene A. Dy, medical oncologist, to the CCSCI oncology team. She will be seeing patients at Crossroads Cancer Center in Effingham and at the Fairfield Memorial Hospital-Medical Arts Complex. Click here for Dr. Irene Dy’s bio.
6-18-12 Cancer Care Specialists is excited to announce upgrades and enhancements to Radiation Oncology services at Crossroads Cancer Center in Effingham, IL. We are installing a new, state-of-the-art Varian iX treatment machine, along with several supporting features – including Millenium Multileaf Collimator System, Portal Vision, On-Board Imager, Cone Beam CT, and RapidArc – which will […]
2-10-12 Beginning Wednesday, February 8, St. Joseph’s Hospital (SJH) in Highland will provide local residents access to a new comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer program in the Medical Arts Building (1520, 9th Street, Suite 250). The hospital’s new cancer care program will offer a full spectrum of clinical and support services from screening and diagnostic to treatment […]
1-23-12 Welcome Dr. Thomas Tarter & Heidi Sexton. We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Thomas Tarter, urologic oncologist, and Heidi Sexton, nurse practitioner, to the CCSCI team. They will be seeing patients at our new Urologic Oncology department at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur.
11-22-11 We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sebastien S. Kairouz, medical oncologist, to the CCSCI team. Dr. Kairouz will be seeing patients at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur, as well as Kirby Medical Center and St. Mary’s Cancer Care Center. Click here to read Dr. Kairouz’s bio.