Local physician appointed to Commission on Cancer

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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on April 17, 2015

Local physician appointed as cancer liaison 

Dr. Angela Mislowsky, a surgeon with Tidelands Coastal Carolina Breast Center, has been appointed to serve as a cancer liaison physician between Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

“I am honored to accept this position as it will allow me to collaborate with the Commission on Cancer, the American   Cancer Society and the Tidelands Health cancer program to assure we are   delivering the best possible cancer care to our patients,” Dr. Mislowsky   said.

  Cancer liaison physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the commission, a consortium of organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for   cancer patients.  

In her new role, Dr. Mislowsky will analyze and provide data on diagnoses, treatment and quality of care to the National Cancer Database and provide leadership for the hospital’s programs and implementation of quality improvement initiatives. 

Dr. Mislowsky, who was appointed for a three-year term, has extensive experience in treating and diagnosing patients with malignant diseases. She also serves on the multidisciplinary cancer committee and the breast program leadership committee at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial and Tidelands Waccamaw Community hospitals. 

 Dr. Mislowsky earned her undergraduate degree from MIT and her medical degree from New York Medical   College. She completed her general surgery residency at Union Memorial   Hospital in Baltimore and her breast cancer fellowship training at the   University of Pennsylvania.  She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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