For 9 years, POCC proudly serves
the needs of thousands of radiotherapy cancer patients.
The Philippine Oncology Center Corporation (POCC) was incorporated on October 22, 2008. On November 10, 2008, POCC took ownership of Marian Radiation Oncology Center. The Center, resting at the basement of Marian Medical Arts Building, in Dahlia Avenue, West Fairview Park, Quezon City, has a total floor area of 386 square meters and has facilities for Computed Tomography Scan (CT Scan) machine dedicated for treatment planning purpose, examination and recovery rooms, surgical procedure room, chemotherapy room and Medical Linear Accelerator (Linac) treatment room, doctor’s rooms, and medical physicist’s room for treatment planning. POCC did refurbishing of machines, upgrading of systems and renovation of facilities.
POCC begun clinical operations in providing quality cancer treatment services to its patients through its Grand Opening day on February 21, 2009 which was attended by no less than Philippine Vice-President “Kabayan” Noli De Castro and Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque.
A year after, POCC forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) in Sta. Cruz, Manila for the supply, operation and maintenance of radiotherapy machines and equipment such as dedicated Computed Tomography Scan machine for simulation, computerized treatment planning system, medical linear accelerator, and high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for its Department of Radiotherapy, otherwise known as JRRMMC-POCC Cancer Institute. The clinical operation started on January 1, 2011 with 1 linear accelerator, 1 HDR brachytherapy afterloader, and 1 CT Scan machine.
On September 1, 2014, POCC took over administration, management and operation of the Department of Radiotherapy of St Frances Cabrini Medical Center – Cancer Institute in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, in southern Luzon, Philippines. The Radiotherapy Department now has 2 linear accelerators, one of which has the latest treatment modality VMAT, plus also 1 HDR brachytherapy afterloader, and 1 CT Scan machine.
Today, POCC is starting another radio-oncology treatment center and ambulatory surgical clinic at Bethany Hospital Inc. in San Fernando City, La Union, located in northern Luzon.
On December 8, 2015, POCC signed MOA with Medical Center Manila (or more popularly known as ManilaMed) for a new state-of-the-art radio-oncology treatment center at along General Luna St., Ermita, Manila, which will be clinical operations in 4th quarter 2016.
POCC boasts as the first and only stand-alone integrated radiation therapy center using cutting-edge technology with a pool of respectable board-certified radiation oncologists using multi-disciplinary team approach in cancer management
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
We, the management, consulting doctors, health care team and staff of the Philippine Oncology Center Corporation, are committed to provide the highest quality and affordable health care (radio-oncology treatment) services countrywide in the spirit of equality to promote wellness and relieve suffering; to restore health safely and humanely as it can be done; to foster an environment where respect, integrity, trust, professionalism and excellence in the field of cancer management is followed at the highest level, and to be regarded as the “center of choice” for cancer treatment.
POCC will be a progressive, integrated healthcare organization serving with compassion the healthcare needs of our cancer patients.
We will provide a patient-centered care that respects the privacy, needs and dignity of our patients.
We will offer state of the art treatment modalities in the management of cancer resulting to the creation of healthier lives within the community
We will be a haven for education and research related to the provision of care and promotion of health
All of these will be done in a cooperative environment which fosters the well-being and excellence of our consulting doctors, health care team and staff, and the patients themselves.
OUR CORE VALUES
Honesty. We promote honest and productive quality of work.
Integrity. We speak of truth. We uphold personal integrity.
Compassion. We treat every patient with sincere care and concern. We serve with passion.
Fairness. We value each patient regardless of rank and status in life.
Trust. We value our People. We trust our doctors, staff and colleagues as valuable members our health care team.
Loyalty. We are true to our patients and to our team. But when we are tested, our loyalty to POCC tops them all.
Respect. We recognize the uniqueness and importance of each individual and regard every patient with importance.