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April 30, 2013
79 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) to a select group of 79 accredited cancer programs...

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CoC News
National Cancer Survivors Day

The CoC encourages your CoC-accredited program to organize an event in honor of National Cancer Survivors Day®.   Sponsored by Coping®, this day is always the first Sunday in June...

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Visit us at the NCRA Annual Meeting May 30 - June 2 in San Francisco

Are you attending the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco May 30-June 2, 2013?  If so, plan to hear a number of engaging speakers representing...

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Are You Receiving the Weekly CoC Brief?

Are you receiving the weekly CoC Brief? The first issue of The CoC Brief debuted on March 6. This weekly news brief is sent every Wednesday...

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Spotlight on CoC Programs
CoC Recognizes Long-Standing Programs

CoC-accredited cancer programs provide their community with high-quality, multidisciplinary, patient-centered care. CoC programs evolve in response to new diagnostic...

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Advocacy Update
Stakeholders Discuss Patient Quality of Life and Palliative Care at April Meeting

On Wednesday, April 3, more than 40 groups gathered in Washington, DC, to discuss potential Congressional and Executive action on patient quality of life and palliative care.

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Accreditation Corner
Clarification of Standard 1.1 and 1.9

The Standards Advisory Group for Excellence (SAGE) clarified the requirements for two standards.  These clarifications should assist programs to interpret the standards...

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National Cancer Data Base News
Recent Publications and Forthcoming Presentations from the NCDB PUFs

The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) continues to serve as a resource for findings published in scientific peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national meetings.

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Resources for Cancer Liaison Physicians
Cancer Liaison Physician Activity Report

The Cancer Liaison Physician (CLP) Activity Report appears in the Survey Application Record (SAR). Each year and in preparation for a CoC survey, the CLP is asked to report on their activities.

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CLP NCDB Quality Reporting Tools Training at American Society of Clinical Oncology

If you are a CLP planning to attend the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting, May 31–June 4 at McCormick Place, in Chicago, IL, and you are interested in learning more...

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Educational Programs and Resources
Register Today for Survey Savvy and the Optional RQRS Workshop

Registration for Survey Savvy: Enhance Quality – Commit to Patient Centered Care, June 27-28, 2013 and the optional RQRS Workshop, June 26, 2013 is now open. Registration can be completed...

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Partner News
NAPBC News

Join us for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) full-day workshop Pursuing Excellence Through Accreditation in Chicago.

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American Cancer Society News

Like the American College of Surgeons, the American Cancer Society is observing its 100th anniversary in 2013. Throughout their shared history, the American College of Surgeons...

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NCRA News

The National Cancer Registry Association’s (NCRA) new Center for Cancer Registry Education provides easy access to high-quality educational programming

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Focus Under Forty Curriculum Offers Professional Education Opportunities

The CoC is a partner in a collaborative group that includes the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.  This collaborative effort centers on the unique...

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News from the Oncology Community
Surgical Investigators Meeting at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting

Do you want to participate in clinical trials but don’t know where to begin? Learn more at the Surgical Investigators Meeting on Friday, May 4, from 12:30 to 1:30...

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Joint International Oncology Congress

The recent successful biennial meetings of the Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation (SNOF) in San Francisco, CA,  and New York, NY, as well as  previous International Sentinel Node Society (ISNS) meetings...

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Monthly Spotlight: Oncology Nursing Society

ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.

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79 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award
National Cancer Survivors Day
Visit us at the NCRA Annual Meeting May 30 - June 2 in San Francisco
Are You Receiving the Weekly CoC Brief?
CoC Recognizes Long-Standing Programs
Stakeholders Discuss Patient Quality of Life and Palliative Care at April Meeting
Clarification of Standard 1.1 and 1.9
Recent Publications and Forthcoming Presentations from the NCDB PUFs
Cancer Liaison Physician Activity Report
CLP NCDB Quality Reporting Tools Training at American Society of Clinical Oncology
Register Today for Survey Savvy and the Optional RQRS Workshop
NAPBC News
American Cancer Society News
NCRA News
Focus Under Forty Curriculum Offers Professional Education Opportunities
Surgical Investigators Meeting at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting
Joint International Oncology Congress
Monthly Spotlight: Oncology Nursing Society
 
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