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.
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.
Health Care Heroes Lifetime Speech
Watch as Dr. Shaker Dakhil accepts his lifetime achievement award.play video
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.
CCK was chosen based on the 30 year history of finding innovative ways to fight cancer through both research and patient care.View Article
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!
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.View Recognition
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.
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.