Area Cancer Program Headed By Coastal Cancer Center’s Dr. Paudel Receives Re-Accreditation

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Picture_PaudelFrom Grand Strand Regional Medical Center’s “Your Life” Summer 2013 Edition:

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year accreditation with commendation to the cancer program at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. The hospital demonstrated a Commendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program.

Medical oncologist Vijay Paudel, MD, chairs the Grand Strand Regional cancer committee.

The program includes comprehensive care with medical, surgical and radiation oncology treatments; a multispecialty approach to coordinate treatment; information about ongoing clinical trials; access to education and support; a cancer registry; and lifelong patient follow-up.