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.
National Cancer Registrars Week
April 11-15, 2011
Honoring the Central Role of Cancer Registrars in the Nation’s Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Research Programs
Cancer registrars worldwide will join their colleagues, community leaders, and other medical professionals to observe the 15th annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), April 11-15, 2011. The 2011 theme, Cancer Registrars Pave the Way to a Cure, reflects cancer registrars’ role in compiling the critical information that supports effective cancer treatment and research, with the ultimate goals of prevention and finding a cure.