National Cancer Survivors Day 2014
6-6-14 Cancer survivors, caregivers and healthcare volunteers gathered in Decatur and Effingham on Thursday, June 5th, to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Decatur Highlights – Over 1,000 attended in Decatur. Master of Ceremonies was Chris Bullock from Cromwell Radio Group. Reverend Dan Spruell gave the invocation. Dinner was catered by the Decatur Hotel & Conference Center. Edd Powers and Tony […]
Congratulations Dr. Maalouf!
1-22-2014 Congratulations to Dr. Bassam Maalouf who is now board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Maalouf was initially board certified in Internal Medicine during 2008 and recently achieved board certification in Hematology and Medical Oncology.
Cancer Care Specialists Earns ACR Accreditation
01-13-2014 (Decatur, IL) — Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C., (CCSCI) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in both computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) as the result of recent reviews by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CCSCI provides CT/PET imaging services at two locations: CCSCI Main Office within […]
Crossroads Cancer Center Laboratory Recognized for Quality Laboratory Services
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, […]
Cancer Care Specialists Welcomes Dr. Bassam Maalouf
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 […]
FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENINGS
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. – […]
CCSCI Welcomes Dr. Irene Dy
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.
Upgrades at Crossroads Cancer Center
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 […]