Quality and Safety

The Cedars-Sinai Breast Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute provides quality of care to patients and is measured on the basis of the following factors:

  • The volume of procedures done
  • The volume of breast-conserving surgical procedures done, and
  • The breast cancer quality of care guidelines endorsed by the Commission on Cancer as well as the National Quality Forum (NQF), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Additional measures of the quality of care given to patients at Cedars-Sinai are reported on a hospital-wide basis. These include: