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Members of the Cancer Care team at Northwest Health-La Porte include, front from left, Vascular & Interventional Radiologist Dr. Syed Ali, Jessica Fiehler and Radiation Oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Quackenbush; center, Shelly Hill and Marilyn Belkiewitz; and back, Debbie Smiertelny, Jen McMahan and Donna Riedel.

La PORTE — The Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Northwest Health-La Porte.

To earn voluntary accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care, according to the CoC.

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