DeKalb Medical continues to be a leader in Atlanta in oncology research and treatment. The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons validated the excellence of our cancer care program by granting a three-year approval to DeKalb MedCoC Logo Achievement Award CMYKical as a community hospital comprehensive oncology program. Only 20 percent of hospitals in the United States have been able to achieve this cancer center accreditation approval status. In addition, DeKalb Medical also received the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer for meeting or exceeding the seven standards set out by the Commission. This adds DeKalb Medical to a select group of only 74 accredited cancer programs across the United States.