Cancer Center Accreditations & Partnerships

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UVA Cancer Center is accredited by numerous institutions for excellence in patient care and safety, use advanced technology for cancer screening and treatments, achievements in nursing, research discoveries and more. 

National Cancer Institute

UVA Cancer Center is part of an elite group of 70 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers.

Commission on Cancer 

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), has accredited our cancer center. The CoC recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multidisciplinary, patient-centered care. The CoC is dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.

Becker's Hospital Review 

University of Virginia Medical Center has been named by Becker's as one of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs 2018," our sixth consecutive year. 

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

UVA Breast Care Program has earned full accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

U.S. News & World Report

Our cancer services are rated as "high performing" by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-2022. That puts our cancer care among the top 10% in the nation.

The Joint Commission

Joint Commission  accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.


Magnet organizations are recognized for superior nursing processes and quality patient care, which lead to the highest levels of safety, quality, and patient satisfaction.

American College of Radiology

UVA Cancer Center has earned the following from American College of Radiology:

  • Radiation Oncology Accredited Facility
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) 

FACT-accredited organizations pursue and maintain accreditation through a rigorous process, showing that patient care is their number one priority. 

National Marrow Donor Program: Be the Match 

The National Marrow Donor Program®(NMDP) - Be The Match® is a global leader in facilitating bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplants to save the lives of patients with hematologic cancers, genetic disorders and other diseases.



UVA Cancer Center has joined OncLive's Strategic Alliance Partnership Initiative to receive the latest in oncology resources and information related to patient care. Visit our OncLive partner page.


UVA is part of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), one of the largest cancer research networks in the USA. We use the Partners in Discovery for Total Cancer Care at UVA protocol to share information and specimens with other researchers in the network.