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For Referring Physicians

Telling a patient he or she has cancer is one of a physician’s hardest jobs.

It’s not easy talking to a patient about a cancer diagnosis, yet most patients look first to their primary care physician for information and advice. That’s why Gibbs Cancer Center offers tools to help you guide the discussion, provide informative resources, and arrange world-class care for your patients who need treatment for cancer.

There’s never been a better time to beat cancer, and there’s no better place to do it than at Gibbs.

That’s why Gibbs makes patient referrals easy. For detailed information on referring your patients to Gibbs Cancer Center, please contact:

Radiation Oncology
864.560.6917

Palmetto Hematology Oncology
864.560.1802

Bearden-Josey Center
for Breast Health
864.560.7777 

Physician Navigator/Clinical Research Liaison

Gibbs Cancer Center

We’re proven leaders in cancer care. And that makes all the difference in the world.

Gibbs Cancer Center pioneers and partners to bring world-class care to the Upstate area, and we have a documented track record of providing the highest standards of care.

For example, Gibbs is the only center in the Carolinas – and one of only nine in the nation – affiliated with the MD Anderson Physicians Network. MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the largest and most technologically advanced cancer centers in the world. This direct affiliation expands Gibbs’ research capabilities and gives patients access to the newest clinical expertise, next-generation treatments, and investigational research trials.

In addition, each individual physician at Gibbs Cancer Center is credentialed by MD Anderson Physicians Network, a detailed evaluation process that includes extensive office practice assessments and medical record reviews.

Gibbs is the only comprehensive community cancer center in the Carolinas, one of the first centers selected by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to participate in the Community Clinical Oncology Program, and the only NCI Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) in the Carolinas.                            

 

Gibbs has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and has earned its highest level of accreditation.

The hematology-oncology physicians at Gibbs have been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and is the only practice in Upstate South Carolina to earn this national certification. The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care.

Gibbs is the first hospital in South Carolina to offer robotic surgery, a minimally invasive surgery that makes recovery both faster and easier. With the most experienced robotic surgeons in the state, Gibbs leads the way in comprehensive robotic solutions.

Gibbs Cancer Center is one of just 12 community cancer centers to earn the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ 2011 Innovator Awards, in recognition of our survivorship program.

Gibbs has earned Magnet® certification from the American Nurses Association.

Gibbs was named the first Hospital of the Future by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Gibbs is affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolinas’ Hollings Cancer Center and is a member of its Clinical Trials Network, Tissue Biorepository and Pathology Services Shared Resource.

Gibbs collaborates with the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Institute.

Gibbs is the only Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) in South Carolina that belongs to the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology.

For convenient direct referrals,
please call:

Gibbs Cancer Center
1.800.560.2262

Radiation Oncology
864.560.6917

Palmetto Hematology Oncology
864.560.1802

Bearden-Josey Center
for Breast Health

864.560.7777

What types of cancer are treated at Gibbs?

Gibbs Cancer Center specializes in treating the cancers that are most common in our geographic area. Please contact us for recommendations on finding the best treatment for your patient’s unique cancer.

  • Breast
  • Colorectal
  • Head and Neck
  • Leukemia, Lymphoma and Other Blood Disorders
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynecologic
  • Melanoma
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer

Through our affiliation with MD Anderson Physicians Network, Gibbs is able to help coordinate treatment for most other types of cancer, as well. For more information on your treatment options, please contact us or see www.mdanderson.org.


© 2012 Gibbs Cancer Center

Gibbs Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary cancer center located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is one of the original National Cancer Institute's Community Cancer Centers Program and Community Clinical Oncology Program sites. Gibbs is nationally recognized cancer treatment and research facility with affiliations with MD Anderson Physicians Network and the Medical University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer Center.


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