Central Florida Cancer Institute Achieves National Accreditation as a Breast Center

The Central Florida Cancer Institute has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women and approximately 2,670 cases will be diagnosed in men. Source: American Cancer Society

Accreditation by the NAPBC is only granted to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. During the survey process, the center must demonstrate compliance with standards established by the NAPBC for treating women who are diagnosed with the full spectrum of breast disease.

Dr. Randy Heysek, Medical Director and Founder said, “Achieving this prestigious designation by NAPBC is recognition of the extraordinary work of our dedicated team of experienced, compassionate breast cancer experts here at the Central Florida Cancer Institute. Our entire team is dedicated to working together to ensure the best outcomes for our breast cancer patients.”

Dr. Sandra Sha, our expert board-certified radiation oncologist said, “Receiving this accreditation is wonderful news for the Central Florida Cancer Institute and the patients that we take care of every day. Our hallmark of excellence is our care and attention to let our patients know that they are receiving the highest standard of care in Polk County when they seek treatment for breast cancer.  It is wonderful news for Central Florida Cancer Institute and the patients we care for every day that we received this accreditation! Our hallmark of excellence is our care and attention to let our breast cancer patients know that they are receiving the highest standard of care!”

The standards include proficiency in the areas of:

  • Center leadership
  • Clinical management
  • Research
  • Community outreach
  • Professional education and
  • Quality improvement.

Who is NAPBC? 

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) is the driver for developing quality breast centers across the country. Breast centers with this accreditation meet these standards and actively work as a team to ensure quality breast cancer care in their respective communities.

Receiving care at an NAPBC-accredited center ensures that a patient will have access to:

  • Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
  • Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
  • Quality breast care close to home.

The Central Florida Cancer Institute is a renowned, nationally accredited cancer center with award-winning doctors. Our comprehensive care is thoughtfully designed for women undergoing the journey to overcome breast disease.