Hospital is proud to offer “Quality Care, Close to
Home,” and its Cancer Program, as part of our
ongoing community commitment.
The Bellevue Hospital’s Cancer Program has been
serving the community since the 1980s and has been
an approved cancer hospital by the American College
of Surgeons since 1986. Treatment at a Commission
on Cancer approved hospital assures patients are
receiving care at an institution committed to
The Cancer Program at The Bellevue Hospital holds
monthly Cancer Conference meetings. Physicians
representing surgery, pathology, diagnostic
radiology, radiation oncology and medical oncology
are required to attend each conference. Physicians
discuss the diagnosis and treatment options
available to cancer patients.
The Cancer Committee provides leadership for The
Bellevue Hospital’s Cancer Program in a goal setting
as well as planning, initiating, implementing,
evaluating and improving all cancer-related
activities. The American Cancer Society works
closely with the Cancer Committee in a joined
commitment in addressing he needs of our patient
Representative from the American Cancer Society
regularly attend the Cancer Committee meetings,
providing valuable information about programs and
resources available to the public.
The Cancer Committee meets quarterly during the
(First row) Lori Adams, RHIT, CTR, Cancer Registry;
James Fanning, M.D., Cancer Committee Chairman,
Oncology; Mandi King, Wellness Coordinator;
(2nd row) Dawn Bova, R.N., Coordinator, Cancer
Conference; American Cancer Society Representative;
Kim Stults, R.N., Department of Education; David
West, M.D., Radiology; Khalid Siddiqui, M.D.,
Radiation Oncology, Jo Ann Ventura, Marketing; Larry
Von Kuster, M.D., Pathology, Charles Valone, Jr.,
D.O., Community Outreach Coordinator, Internal
Medicine; and Marianne Schoen, RHIT, CTR,
Administration and Quality Management/Improvement
Not Pictured: Melanie Grillis, D.O., Pathology;
Marty Hohman, LSW, Social Services; Philip
Hutchison, D.O., Cancer Liaison, General Surgery;
and Brenda Mileto, RHIT, CTR, Cancer Registry.
Annual Cancer Report.
For additional information on our Cancer Program,
call our Cancer Registry at 419-483-4040, Ext. 4636.