Saint Peter’s University Hospital Nationally Accredited for Cancer Care

Saint Peter’s Breast Center, a service of Saint Peter’s University Hospital, has been re-accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Consideration for NAPBC accreditation status is voluntary and requires demonstrated compliance with NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement for patients.

The center must also undergo a site visit every three years. NAPBC-accredited centers have access to valuable information on clinical trials and new treatment options, genetic counseling, and patient-centered services including psychosocial support, rehabilitation services, and survivorship care.


A leader in the detection and treatment of breast disease and cancer, the Center’s breast care team takes a multidisciplinary approach, harnessing the expertise of individuals across various disciplines such as medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, breast radiologists, breast surgeons, reconstructive surgeons, geneticists, physical therapists, nutritionists, along with researchers and a stellar nursing team. Meeting weekly, the team develops and executes personalized treatment plans all with the goal of delivering the best possible patient outcomes.

Saint Peter’s Breast Center is also the recipient of the Women’s Choice Award for Best Breast Centers, the only award recognizing excellence in patient services based on robust criteria that considers patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Saint Peter’s Women’s Imaging Center is also a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award for Best Mammogram Imaging Center and is accredited by the American College of Radiology as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.


In managing their health, women should speak with their healthcare providers about when to begin screening mammograms, especially those at a higher risk of breast cancer due to family history or lifestyle. Digital mammography assists with the early detection of breast cancer and allows for treatment at these early stages.

Saint Peter’s uses the Hologic®Genius™3D Mammography™, technology that has been proven to detect 20-65% more invasive breast cancers compared to traditional 2D mammography. To learn more about Saint Peter’s Breast Center and its services, visit saintpetershcs.com/breastcenter or call 732.339.7704.

Saint Peter’s, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program, offers the most advanced technology, medications and surgical procedures for a variety of cancers.

The Saint Peter’s Cancer Center strives to meet the needs of the community through education, clinical research trials and advanced technology, always in coordination with a compassionate approach to care. Highly-trained physicians and staff provide the highest quality of care for bthe following cancers: brain, breast, colorectal, gynecologic, head and neck, lung, and prostate and urologic.

Saint Peter’s is accredited by the American College of bRadiology for Radiation Oncology and offers advanced treatment technology including the external beam linear accelerator, high-dose rate radiotherapy and CyberKnife® Robotic Stereotactic Radiosurgery System.

For additional information about Saint Peter’s Cancer Center, visit saintpetershcs.com/cancercenter or call 732.745.6685.

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