AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Renews Certified Member Relationship with MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Continue Delivering Greater Cancer Care in Kansas City Metro
Nov 19, 2020
Overland Park, KS – AdventHealth Cancer Center Shawnee Mission opened in 2014 and in November 2017, announced its landmark affiliation as a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the top ranked cancer centers in the United States.
During these last three years, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission providers have facilitated 535 peer-to-peer requests accessing MD Anderson faculty for multidisciplinary expertise and personalized treatment for rare or complex cases. Additionally, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission physicians have accessed a wide range of care resources developed by MD Anderson, including disease-specific and evidence-based treatment guidelines, safety practices and professional education. Thirteen cancer specialists at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission are certified by MD Anderson Cancer Network and several more are participating in the process.
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is pleased to renew its certified member relationship, continuing its valued affiliation with the network to deliver greater cancer care. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is the only network member in the Kansas City metropolitan area and in the region.
“The renewal of our certified member relationship with MD Anderson Cancer Network is a commitment to quality. By treating our patients with the same guidelines as MD Anderson Cancer Center, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission continues to provide leading care to our patients in the Kansas City area,” said Administrative Director of AdventHealth Cancer Center Shawnee Mission Connie Wood. “It is our honor to be able to continue this service for our patients.”
About AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. A focus on whole-person health and commitment to caring for the body, mind and spirit unify the system's nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states. AdventHealth in Kansas City includes AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS; AdventHealth Lenexa; AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth College Boulevard, AdventHealth Centra Care and AdventHealth Medical Group. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is the only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Kansas City. Visit AdventHealthKC.com for more information.