Rush Copley Earns ACR Accreditation

October 10, 2017

Rush Copley’s Radiation Oncology Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer.

The ACR is the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body, with over 650 accredited sites, and 29 years of accreditation experience. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting specific Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards developed by ACR after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.

Rush Copley offers radiation therapies including traditional 3-D conformal treatment along with Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI), Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT),
Brachytherapy – High Dose Rate (HDR) and Low Dose Rate (LDR), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Respiratory Gating System and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT).

To learn more about radiation therapy and cancer care services at Rush Copley, visit


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