The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted a three-year accreditation to the Bassett Cancer Institute according to a Bassett Healthcare Network press release. The accreditation maintains Bassett’s position as one of the longest standing accredited programs in the country. Bassett’s cancer program has been continuously accredited since 1947. The accreditation process involves an on-site, rigorous evaluation and performance review process to assure cancer programs meet the Commission on Cancer’s quality of care standards for the full spectrum of cancer care.