Piedmont Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. The hospital is also accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Piedmont Hospital's cancer services span the spectrum of care—from detection, diagnosis and research to treatment, education and support. Piedmont’s interdisciplinary approach to care involves a team of cancer specialists—including board-certified oncologists, an oncology nursing unit, surgeons, accredited technicians and nutritionists—who collaborate to create a personal treatment plan based on each patient's unique situation. Patients benefit from the following services: education, relaxation and stress reduction, movement and exercise, expressive arts, meditation, support groups, individual nutritional and psychological counseling, cooking demos and social events. Piedmont Hospital is a member of the Atlanta Regional Community Clinical Oncology Program (ARCCOP), a program initiated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to provide community hospitals access to a wide range of clinical research studies. Piedmont Hospital is also a member of the Georgia CORE Research Network, a statewide network of academic and community-based oncologists and researchers.