Outcomes

Yale Cancer Center and our partner, Smilow Cancer Hospital, acknowledge the seven American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) evidence-based quality guidelines for breast and colorectal cancers.  The latest performance data for colorectal cancer is listed below.


Colorectal Measures Expected Estimated Performance Rates (percentage) Yale Performance 2014 Yale Performance 2015 Yale Performance 2016
Adjuvant chemotherapy is recommended or administered within 4 months (120 days) of diagnosis for patients under the age of 80 with AJCC stage III (lymph node positive) colon cancer (Accountability) N/A 100 92 93


**Higher percentage is better