Newport Beach's Hoag Breast Center was recently recognized as a "Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence," and is encouraging the community to be proactive during Breast Cancer Awareness Month by partaking in local events, the hospital announced Wednesday.
“Hoag Breast Center is one of only 43 breast centers nationwide to be named a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence,” Dr. Gary M. Levine, director of Breast Imaging at Hoag Breast Center, said. “This is the highest level of quality accreditation attainable through the NQMBC and this designation points to our focus on quality driven, patient centric care at Hoag Breast Center.”
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Officials said Hoag is the only Certified Breast Center of Excellence in Orange County offering a multidisciplinary approach that includes prevention, early detection, advanced breast-conserving surgical techniques and new therapies.