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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 2014, the most recent available data.

Breast Cancers Diagnosed 2014

Radiation therapy is considered or administered following any mastectomy within 1 year (365 days) of diagnosis of breast cancer for women with >= 4 positive lymph nodes 

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100.0%
CoC Benchmark 90%
My State (IL) 92.2%
All *CoC Approved Programs 90.9%

 

Radiation is administered within 1 year (365 days) of diagnosis for women under the age of 70 receiving breast conservation surgery for breast cancer

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100.0%
CoC Benchmark 90%
My State (IL) 95.3%
All *CoC Approved Programs 93.1%

 

Combination chemotherapy is considered or administered within 4 months (120 days) of diagnosis for women under 70 with AJCC T1cN0, or stage 1B -III hormone receptor negative breast cancer 

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100.0%
CoC Benchmark N/A
My State (IL) 93.2%
All *CoC Approved Programs 92.8%

 

Tamoxifen or third generation aromotase inhibitor is considered or administered within 1 year (365 days) of diagnosis for women with AJCC T1c or stage IB-III hormone receptor positive breast cancer 

*Treatment options are always discussed with the patient, however, the final decision is personal preference and patient choice  

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
95.7%
CoC Benchmark 90.0%
My State (IL) 94.5%
All *CoC Approved Programs 93.6%

 

Colon Cancers Diagnosed 2014

Adjuvant chemotherapy is considered or administered within 4 months (120 days) of diagnosis for patients under the age of 80 with AJCC stage III (lymph node positive) colon cancer 

Performance Rate
Cancer Center 
at Kishwaukee Hospital
100.0%
CoC Benchmark N/A
My State (IL) 92.0%
All *CoC Approved Programs 90.0%


*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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