Cancer program gets approval


NORWAY – Western Maine Health President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy Churchill announced recently that the cancer program at Stephens Memorial Hospital has received a three-year approval with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

SMH received this three-year approval with commendation following an evaluation survey in September of 2006.

There were no deficiencies noted in the CoC report.

To maintain approval, the hospital will have another evaluation in three years.