St. Joseph's/Candler is one of 32 health systems in the country to achieve accreditation by the American College of Surgeons as a network facility. St. Joseph's/Candler serves a base population of over 630,000 people located in Coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry.
Establish a network of community cancer centers that provide the latest and most advanced cancer care to patients within their own communities
Set national standards for community cancer centers
Provide community cancer centers with the tools and knowledge necessary to offer state-of-the-art cancer care.
The NCCCP has seven primary areas of focus: disparities, clinical trials, quality of care, information technology, survivorship and palliative care, biospecimens and advocacy-all of which are at the core of everything we do.