CoC Source
January 31, 2013
CoC Newsletter Debuts New Name!
Introducing The CoC Source

Welcome to the first edition of The CoC Source—your resource for the latest Commission on Cancer (CoC) news, information, and events. Planning for this new and improved...

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CoC News
The CoC and LIVESTRONG

In response to the January 17, 2013, statement from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, the CoC wants to take this opportunity to recognize the organization for its significant contributions...

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World Cancer Day Is February 4

World Cancer Day 2013 on February 4 will focus on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Dispel damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer...

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2013 Call for Interested Candidates to Become Surveyors

The CoC announces the recruitment of physicians and non-physicians who would be interested in becoming CoC surveyors. Qualified physician candidates should be actively...

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Prescribing a New Kind of Rehab for Cancer Survivors

Laura Landro with The Wall Street Journal  talks about the need for hospitals to offer programs that provide cancer patients with comprehensive rehabilitation services...

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CoC Exhibit Schedule

The CoC is scheduled to exhibit at:

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Spotlight on CoC Programs
CoC Recognizes Longest-Standing Programs

As a CoC-accredited cancer program, your organization has made a commitment to providing your community with high-quality, multidisciplinary, patient-centered cancer care.

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Advocacy Update
CoC Forms Advocacy Subcommittee

The CoC’s Executive Committee recognizes the importance of supporting cancer-related policy issues and has formed a subcommittee of the CoC Member Organization Steering Committee...

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Accreditation Corner
Introducing the CoC Datalinks News Tab

If you glance at the top of your screen in CoC Datalinks, you will notice that there are three tabs: Home, News, and Contact Us.  The ‘Home’ tab brings you back to...

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Time to Check Your NCDB Submissions

Receipts for all required submissions to the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) must be time stamped by midnight Central Time the night of January 31...

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National Cancer Data Base News
Release of Updated Registry Plus Online Help Version 12.2 for 2012

An updated version of Registry Plus Online Help (RPOH) for 2012 has been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control...

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SEER*Rx- Interactive Drug Database Updated

The SEER*Rx Interactive Drug Database was updated on January 23, 2013 (see http://seer.cancer.gov/tools/seerrx/index.html).  That tool is necessary to categorize...

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Resources for Cancer Liaison Physicians
Cancer Liaison Physician Information Board Has a New Look

The Cancer Liaison Program would like to thank you for your patience during our reconstruction of the Cancer Liaison Physician (CLP) Information Board. 

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Cancer Liaison Physician 1st Quarter Report Example

Go to the new Cancer Liaison Physician (CLP) Information Board where you will find a concise and easy-to-follow example to use as you develop your first quarter...

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Educational Programs and Resources
Clinical Congress 2012 Webcasts Now Available

Select sessions from the 2012 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress are now available via pre-recorded webcasts.  These sessions offer surgeons...

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Survey Savvy 2013 - SAVE THE DATE

The next Survey Savvy will be June 26-28, 2013 in Chicago, IL. There will be an optional Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) Workshop on June 26, held at College Headquarters.

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Partner News
AJCC News

The Collaborative Stage (CS) Education and Training Team is seeking registrars to contribute to new educational initiatives.

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NAPBC News

Mark your calendar…The NAPBC has scheduled a full-day workshop – Pursuing Excellence through Accreditation to be held at the American College of Surgeons headquarters...

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NCRA News

The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR®) credential marks a milestone in 2013 - its 30th anniversary. This nationally recognized credential sets the standard...

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American Cancer Society News

New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say evidence is sufficient to recommend screening high risk patients for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT)...

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News from the Oncology Community
Center for Melanoma Treatment and Research establishes surgical oncology fellowship

The Center for Melanoma Treatment and Research of Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation at California Pacific Medical Center has established a surgical oncology melanoma fellowship.

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Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship: Finding Your Patient Focus

The George Washington University Cancer Institute (GWCI) will host an interactive two-day training to equip health care professionals with the tools needed to launch...

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ACOA Oncology Update Scheduled for April 2013 in Las Vegas

For the first time, the American College of Oncology Administrators’ (ACOA) 2013 Oncology Update, April 10-12, 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, will provide an expanded educational experience...

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Joint International Oncology Congress

Building on the success of recent Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation biennial meetings in San Francisco, CA; New York, NY: and previous International Sentinel Node Society meetings...

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In This Issue
 
Introducing The CoC Source
The CoC and LIVESTRONG
World Cancer Day Is February 4
2013 Call for Interested Candidates to Become Surveyors
Prescribing a New Kind of Rehab for Cancer Survivors
CoC Exhibit Schedule
CoC Recognizes Longest-Standing Programs
CoC Forms Advocacy Subcommittee
Introducing the CoC Datalinks News Tab
Time to Check Your NCDB Submissions
Release of Updated Registry Plus Online Help Version 12.2 for 2012
SEER*Rx- Interactive Drug Database Updated
Cancer Liaison Physician Information Board Has a New Look
Cancer Liaison Physician 1st Quarter Report Example
Clinical Congress 2012 Webcasts Now Available
Survey Savvy 2013 - SAVE THE DATE
AJCC News
NAPBC News
NCRA News
American Cancer Society News
Center for Melanoma Treatment and Research establishes surgical oncology fellowship
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship: Finding Your Patient Focus
ACOA Oncology Update Scheduled for April 2013 in Las Vegas
Joint International Oncology Congress
 
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