Perlmutter Cancer Center Recognitions
National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, awards NCI designation to centers around the country that have shown their commitment to cancer research and developing more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Perlmutter Cancer Center is one of a select few NCI-designated cancer centers in the Northeast. This distinction is a sign that when you choose Perlmutter Cancer Center, you are choosing a center where experts and caring professionals understand the impact cancer can have on the lives of individuals, families, and communities. Our team knows the value of working together to deliver medical advances to patients and their families, educating healthcare professionals and the public, and reaching out to underserved populations.
As an NCI-designated cancer center, we are known for our strong institutional resources and infrastructure, our innovative technologies, and our team approach to cancer research. Our experienced leadership is helping to shape the future of cancer research and state-of-the-art patient care facilities.
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation
NYU Langone has received three-year accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. This honor recognizes our commitment to providing you with access to the latest advances in cancer care, including clinical trials, delivered by a team focused on coordinating the best treatment option for you.
It also is a reflection of our commitment to cancer prevention, early detection, education, and support services.
Magnet Recognition for Nursing
NYU Langone Medical Center has again attained the highest national honor in nursing excellence: Magnet® recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This honor recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing services. Magnet® designation is the gold standard for nursing practice.
Our Magnet® recognition means that you are cared for by a nursing team made up of experts in patient care and patient education. Our nurses’ compassion can also help patients better manage the symptoms of their disease and accommodate their special needs.