Sovah Health is accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC). Our cancer program continuously strives to support the Commission's goal of reducing morbidity and mortality of cancer through education, establishment of standards and provision of quality care. Our Danville campus has maintained continual accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer since 1948 - the longest continuing CoC accreditation in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality, and multidisciplinary patient centered care. The CoC is dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care. Through the CoC, your cancer program has access to reporting tools to aid in benchmarking and improving outcomes at your facility as well as educational and training opportunities, development resources, and advocacy.