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Quality Care

Commission on CancerAs an accredited facility by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, the hospital participates in collecting data regarding cancer patients diagnosed and treated at our facility. These quality measures are endorsed by the National Quality Forum. In the tables below our data is compared to other facilities in Illinois and nationally.  This comparative data is made possible through the Commission on Cancer’s National Cancer Data Base.

The KishHealth System Cancer Committee is pleased to present the following quality reports for data collected on care provided in 2013, the most recent available data.

Breast Cancers Diagnosed 2014

Image or palpation-guided needle biopsy to the primary site is performed to establish diagnosis of breast cancer

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
97.6%
CoC Benchmark 80%
My State (IL) 92.7%
All *CoC Approved Programs 92.2%

Colon Cancers Diagnosed 2014

At least 12 regional lymph nodes are removed and pathologically examined for resected colon cancer

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100%
CoC Benchmark 85%
My State (IL) 91.8%
All *CoC Approved Programs 91.4%

Lung Cancers Diagnosed 2014

Surgery is not the first course of treatment for cN2, M0 lung cases

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100%
CoC Benchmark 85%
My State (IL) 93.8%
All *CoC Approved Programs 92.5%

Rectal Cancers Diagnosed 2014

Preoprative chemo and radiation are administered for clinical AJCC T3N0, T4N0, or Stage III; or Postoperative chemo and radiation are administered within 180 days of diagnosis for clinical AJCC T1-2N0 with pathologic AJCC T3N0, T4N0, or Stage III; or treatment is recommended; for patients under the age of 80 receiving resection for rectal cancer 

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100%
CoC Benchmark 85%
My State (IL) 86.8%
All *CoC Approved Programs 88.3%


*American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)

Contact Us

To learn how to schedule an appointment to be seen in the KishHealth System Cancer Centers, please call medical oncology:

DeKalb
815.756.5255
Rochelle
815.756.5255
Sandwich
815.786.9197
Aurora - 
815.786.9197
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