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Distinctions

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A number of key factors separate Valley’s Department of Radiation Oncology from others in the area:

  • Comprehensive cancer care through our partnership with Mount Sinai Health System.
  • Valley was the first institution on the East Coast and the second in the nation to introduce ultrasound-guided prostate brachytherapy – the revolutionary "seed implant" therapy for prostate cancer.
  • Valley’s Radiation Oncology Department is the first facility or medical practice in northern New Jersey to be awarded accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
  • First in New Jersey to receive four-year accreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®).
  • Physicians throughout the country have come to Valley to learn the most advanced brachytherapy techniques.
  • Valley was the first institution in New Jersey to offer Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT).
  • Radiation Oncologists at Valley are involved in important clinical research trials with prestigious organizations such as the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and the Southwest Oncology Group. These research trials are contributing to ongoing progress in the field of cancer care.
  • Valley physicians are repeatedly recognized in New York magazine as some of the best doctors in the New York Metro area.
  • Valley is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection & Energy, Bureau of Radiation Protection.
  • Physicists are certified by the American Board of Radiology.
  • Radiation Therapists are certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • All nurses are oncology certified through the Oncology Nursing Society.
  • Staff includes dedicated nurse navigators, a registered dietitian, social worker and financial advocate.
  • No hospital in the nation has more Gold Seals from The Joint Commission than The Valley Hospital. We have earned six: breast, lung, colon/rectal, prostate, pancreatic, and uterine-ovarian cancer. These distinctions, called Disease-Specific Care Certifications, are given only after a throrough certification process conducted by The Joint Commission.
  • Valley was the first hospital in Bergen County to offer MoleSafe - a state-of-the-art, early detection program for skin cancer.
  • Valley was the first institution in northern New Jersey to offer Gamma Knife radiosurgery technology. Valley now offers the Leksell Gamma Knife Icon for radiosurgical treatment of brain and neurological conditions.
  • Coming Soon: Intra-operative radiation therapy.

Please call 201-634-5403 or e-mail us at webinfo@valleyhealth.com for more information on any of our programs and services.


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