UAB Health System Cancer Community Network
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System Cancer Community Network was established by the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB and UAB Medicine to enhance cancer services in the region by joining forces with community cancer centers to pursue high quality patient outcomes, improved access to early cancer detection and treatment, and optimal patient satisfaction at a local level.
The UAB Health System Cancer Community Network is a program serving community hospitals and cancer centers in 6 communities across Alabama and Mississippi that emphasizes collaboration between UAB and community physicians on evidence based guidelines for cancer treatment to patients in the local communities.Benefits of the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network to Patients
- Local physicians and UAB physicians working together as a team to provide the highest quality of care
- Consultation, screening and information on the latest clinical trials available
- Efficient referral services for high acuity patients who need the specialized services of a Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Enhanced access to care prevention, early detection, education, and screenings
UAB Health System Cancer Community Network Associates