Did you know every three minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer? And that it takes a team approach to more effectively treat blood cancer? That is why Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer enterprise, formed the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network that brings together leading providers of blood cancer care for patients seeking treatment. HCA’s Tulane Medical Center, a member of the Blood Cancer Network, recently announced that it is now internationally recognized by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), the threshold for excellence in blood and marrow transplants.

Founded in 1994, Tulane Medical Center’s Bone Marrow Transplant Program has provided blood and marrow transplants to more than 400 patients.  It is the only FACT accredited center for all types of adult transplants in Louisiana and the only National Marrow Donor Program transplant and collection center for adults in the state. Tulane Medical Center voluntarily pursued and met the most rigorous standards in blood and marrow transplant to receive the accreditation, which further demonstrates the center’s commitment to delivering quality patient treatment and state-of-the-art cancer care closer to home.

In the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, patients can feel confident knowing they are receiving the highest quality care through blood cancer services that focus on quality standards, infrastructure, training, research and technology.

Achieving FACT accreditation and establishing best practices for transplant care are essential components to being a part of the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network. As the eighth and most recent addition to our network, Tulane Medical Center physician leaders collaborate with other blood cancer specialists to provide the best treatment options for patients that support improved outcomes.

The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network is one of the leading providers in the world of blood and marrow transplants, performing more than 900 transplants annually.

Take a look at how the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network is Fighting Cancer Together.