ECU Health Medical Center earns breast cancer care accreditation

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) granted accredited status to ECU Health Medical Center for the ninth year.

The NAPBC, a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons, tells WITN that breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death of women in North Carolina. They emphasize the importance of quality of cancer care in the Eastern Carolina area.

Brian Floyd, chief operating officer of ECU Health and president of ECU Health Medical Center say that bringing standardized and quality care to eastern North Carolina is the mission. He also said that data from clinical trials and research from Brody School of Medicine have been the major factor to their quality care.

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