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Cancer Care Quality & Accreditations

The American Society for Radiation Oncology

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center has successfully met the highest standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®). ASTRO is the world’s premier radiation oncology society which recognizes facilities that deliver exceptionally safe, high-quality care to patients.


National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center is a member of the Santa Barbara Breast Care Alliance, our community’s “breast care center without walls”. The Alliance is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), recognizing our commitment to providing the highest quality evaluation and management of our patients with breast disease.


American College of Radiology Accreditation

Sansum Clinic’s Breast Imaging Program earned the American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation, signifying the highest level of imaging quality, safety and care. This accreditation recognizes services ranging from mammograms to breast MRIs and ultrasounds, to image-guided procedures such as biopsies and localizations.


Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center’s Nuclear Medicine Department earned accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the areas of Nuclear Cardiology, General Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (PET). This demonstrates our commitment to providing quality care and to continuously improving patient outcomes and safety.