The Frederick Health's Cancer Care program was surveyed by the Commission
on Cancer (COC), the only national accreditation for cancer programs in
hospitals, freestanding treatment facilities, and healthcare network cancer
programs in the United States. The FMH Cancer Program was awarded a “Three
Year Accreditation with Six Commendations.” Our program ranked in
the top 405 of 1400 Comprehensive Community Cancer Center programs surveyed
by the COC.
Drs. O’Connor, and Eskander were recognized in Frederick Magazine’s
Top Docs Poll.
Oncology Care Consultants (OCC) received the Community Oncology Research
Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and was awarded a
$30,000 grant to improve clinical research programs. OCC was one of only
three practices in the nation to receive this award in 2008.
The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer recognized
the Frederick Memorial Hospital Cancer Program as a Comprehensive Community
Cancer Program, an honor only about 22% of hospitals in the nation achieve.
Since 1989, the Frederick Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Therapy Center
has been recognized as one of the top 100 cancer centers in the United
States by Coping Magazine.