Weill Cornell Breast Center One of Manhattan’s Two Centers Fully NAPBC-Accredited

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its two affiliated medical colleges–Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College–have the only two breast centers in Manhattan that are fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

The accreditation, administered by the American College of Surgeons, is given to those centers that demonstrate “a firm commitment to offering patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease.” Accredited programs must provide state-of-the-art treatment options, including those through clinical trials; must take a multidisciplinary approach; offer community outreach and professional education; and undertake quality improvement initiatives.

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