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CCK Awards & Recognition

The Cancer Center of Kansas team is proud to have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions throughout the years. Moreover, we are proud that the achievements and expertise of many of our physicians have been recognized both in our community and on a national level, proving that they are some of the very best in their field throughout the country. Below are some of the most significant awards and recognition given to our CCK team.

Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded by The Wichita Business Journal in 2014

Wichita Business Journal awarded Shaker Dakhil, MD with the 2014 Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors a specific individual for his or her life time contribution to the improvement and achievement of health care.

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2014 Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded by the Wichita Business Journal

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    Health Care Heroes Lifetime Speech

    Watch as Dr. Shaker Dakhil accepts his lifetime achievement award.

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Wichita Business Journal Health Care Hero Awards

2016 WBJ Health Care Hero Honorees

Health Care Hero Physician and Nurse

The Wichita Business Journal honored Dr. Bassam Mattar as a Physician Health Care Hero and CCK’s Chief Nursing Officer, Paula Fulgham, as a Nursing Health Care Hero. These awards are given to individuals who show commendable performance in contributing to the improvement of health care in Wichita and surrounding areas as well as extraordinary patient care and satisfaction.

Wichita Business Journal Innovation Awards

2016 Wichita Business Journal Innovation Award Honoree

CCK was chosen based on the 30 year history of finding innovative ways to fight cancer through both research and patient care.

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Employer Award

2016 Employer of the Year by Class LTD

The Cancer Center of Kansas in Parsons has been awarded the 2016 Employer of the year by CLASS LTD. Class is a company dedicated to giving those with developmental disabilities the opportunity to "live a rewarding, fulfilling, and meaningful life". They assist individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities with gaining valuable job skills and experience. We are pleased to continually use their service!

Castle Connolly Top Doctors Recognition

US News Top Doctors:

In Castle Connolly’s estimation Shaker Dakhil, MD is among the top 1% in the nation in his specialty. Top Doctor Lists are compiled through peer nominations and extensive research that Castle Connolly Medical LTD. has conducted for more than two decades. These lists are nationally published by Newsweek, US News and World Report.

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  • Shaker Dakhil, MD Recognized as America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

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  • Shaker Dakhil, MD Recognized as America's Top Doctors

    2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

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National Cancer Institute & SWOG Recognition

Wichita CCOP recognized in 2011
  • Cancer Trial Networks

    National Cancer Institute and Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) recognized the Wichita CCOP as the high accruing CCOP member in the nation for cancer trial networks in 2011.

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American Cancer Society

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Cancer Center of Kansas 2016 Admirable Statewide Partner

The Cancer Center of Kansas has been recognized as a 2016 Admirable Statewide Partner for our outstanding dedication and continued support of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life in Kansas.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

ASCO Awards & Reconginition
American Society Of Clinical Oncology Cck Clinical Trials

Cancer Clinical Trials - 2006

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recognized the Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) for it's outstanding contribution to cancer clinical trials in 2006.

National Cancer Institute

Awards & Recognition
  • Special Recognition Award - Clinical Trials

    Special Recognition Award to Shaker Dakhil, MD, FACP for his exceptional service in Clinical Trials by National Cancer Institute in 2005

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  • Harry Hynes Award

    Harry Hynes Award to Shaker Dakhil, MD, FACP for his excellent leadership in Community Clinical Oncology Program Research by National Cancer Institute in 2002.

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Wichita Business Journal Best Doctors

  • Dr. Moore honored as a WBJ Best Doctor

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  • Dr. Johnson honored as a WBJ Best Doctor

The Wichita Eagle Reader's Choice Awards

  • Cancer Center of Kansas awarded Wichita Kansas Reader's Choice Favorite

    Cancer Center of Kansas was awarded as the 2016 Favorite in Hospital for Cancer Care

Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

Physicians recognized for top patient enrollments.

Read the press release about the physicians recognized for top patient enrollments.

Awards of Excellence

  • Dennis Moore, JR., M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • Shaker Dakhil, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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Platinum Certificate of Excellence

  • Michael Cannon, M.D., & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • Shaker Dakhil, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • David Johnson, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • Bassam Mattar, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • Dennis Moore, JR., M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

  • Nassim Nabbout, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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  • Pavan Reddy, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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Silver Certificate of Excellence

  • Phu Truong, M.D. & Research Staff

    National Cancer Institute - Community Clinical Oncology Program (WCCOP)

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