Memorial's Cancer Center 2015 Annual Report –
The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) maintains a number for web-based data that have been developed to promote access to NCDB data. These tools are utilized by ACOS- CoC – accredited cancer programs as a means to evaluate cancer care delivered to patients diagnosed and/or treated at their facility & to compare with the Regional, State, and National levels.
Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center (MMC) compared to California and national treatment performances:
Interpreting This Cancer Program Practice Profile Report: The estimated performance rates shown below provides your cancer program with an indication of the proportion of breast and colorectal patients treated according to recognized standards of care by diagnosis year. These proportions are computed based on data directly reported from your registry to the NCDB.
Multidisciplinary cancer conferences are held weekly. Cancer conferences provide an opportunity for surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and oncologists to prospectively review cases with other representatives from the multidisciplinary health care team. Cases presented at MMC's cancer conferences cover a variety of sites and are presented for treatment planning and educational opportunities using the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines. In 2014, 212 cases were reviewed by the multidisciplinary team.