A monthly news service for Constituents of the Commission on Cancer.
90 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award
The CoC of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of 90 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States.
Established in 2004, the CoC Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. The award is granted to facilities that demonstrate a Commendation level of compliance with seven standards that represent six areas of cancer program activity: cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical management, research, community outreach, and quality improvement.
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News from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
Learn more about the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) components and standards, including changes to several recently added standards, by registering for the NAPBC Components and Standards Webinar scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2011, from 9–10 am (CDT). This Webinar will introduce new programs to the NAPBC components and the requirements outlined in each NAPBC standard. It will also provide NAPBC-accredited centers with new information related to changes made to the NAPBC standards and reflected in the 2011 NAPBC Standards Manual. There is a $50 registration fee.