2017 Study Outcomes


HSHS ST. ELIZABETH’S HOSPITAL CANCER PROGRAM - 2017
Monitoring Compliance with Evidence-Based Guidelines
 
STUDY TOPIC: All colon cancers diagnosed and/or treated at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in 2016.
OBJECTIVE: To ensure compliance with evidence-based national guidelines and is appropriate for AJCC stage or other appropriate staging system, including prognostic indicators.
MEASUREMENT: Patient age at diagnosis, comorbidities, pre-operative and pre-treatment CEA, histology, grade, colonoscopy, computed tomography chest abdomen and pelvis, and staging.
METHOD: Retrospective chart review
RESULTS: All 26 patients met the guidelines.  Two patients were offered treatment and refused.  Two patients were offered treatment but were too sick to receive chemo.
CONCLUSIONS: 100% met the guidelines.

Date Review Results Reported to Cancer Committee: 11/15/17

2017 Cancer Committee Annual Report