CoC Source
May 31, 2013
CoC Hosts Annual May Committee Meetings

The members of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) standing committees including Accreditation, Cancer Liaison, Education, Quality Integration, and Executive met on May 16 - 17, 2013...

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CoC News
Florida Governor Signs Quality Cancer Care and Research Bill

On May 20, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) signed the Quality Cancer Care and Research bill which, in part, creates a Cancer Center of Excellence Award. The award will be given to Florida providers...

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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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Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners Meeting in Chicago

The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners met at the American College of Surgeons headquarters in Chicago on April 30. This initiative brings together representatives...

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CoC Involvement in the ProvenCare Lung Cancer Collaborative

The ProvenCare™ Lung Cancer Collaborative is a joint project with the Commission on Cancer (CoC) and Geisinger Health System (GHS) in Danville, PA. The project is based on Geisinger’s ProvenCare model...

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Visit the CoC Booth at AOSW Annual Conference

If you are attending the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 29th annual conference in San Diego, CA, June 5–7, make sure to stop by the CoC booth to meet...

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Are You Receiving The CoC Brief?

Are you receiving The 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 communities with high-quality, multidisciplinary, patient-centered care. These programs evolve in response to new diagnostic and treatment modalities...

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Accreditation Corner
CoC Announces Marketing Resource Page

In order to assist you in promoting your accreditation, the CoC has created a marketing resource page on the its website that includes the tools and resources you need...

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Cancer Program Standards 2012 Best Practices Repository - Look What's New in May

This month we will introduce the newest tool submitted to the CoC Best Practices Repository.  These documents have been reviewed and approved by...

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National Cancer Data Base News
Coding Physician NPIs in the Registry

FORDS: Revised for 2013 requires the National Provider Identifier (NPI) numbers for the managing physician, primary surgeon, oncologic radiologist, and medical oncologist.

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Resources for Cancer Liaison Physicians
Standard 4.3 Cancer Liaison Physician Responsibilities

The Committee on Cancer Liaison met during the 2013 CoC Spring Meetings in Chicago, May 16–17. A review of the Cancer Liaison Physician Activity Reports completed to date...

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Educational Programs and Resources
The New American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs Online Education Portal is Now Open

The new American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs Online Education Portal is now open. This new initiative brings together the online educational offerings from the Cancer Programs...

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View the New Videos on the CoC Standards

The CoC has launched a new series of 29 free videos, created to assist you in understanding and interpreting the CoC Standards. This series includes an introduction video...

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New CoC Webinars Now Available

Learn more about the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) and FORDS through three new webinars available on the ACoS Cancer Programs Online Education Portal.

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Survey Savvy 2013 Sold Out

Survey Savvy: Enhance Quality – Commit to Patient Centered Care, June 27-28, 2013 is sold out. Save the date for next year's Survey Savvy on June 19-20, 2014 in Chicago, IL.

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Partner News
AJCC News

Open Call for Contributors: The AJCC is seeking cancer professionals to collaborate on the development of the Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition.

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NAPBC News

Congratulations, you are part of the more than 500 accredited breast centers by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) with widespread distribution...

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NCRA News

The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) has established a new mentoring program to assist students and cancer registrars in earning the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR®) credential...

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American Cancer Society's Cancer Survivor Program Resource Inventory

Cancer program administrators across the country have received a request to complete the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivor Program Resource Inventory. 

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SEER Releases New Cancer Statistics Review

The SEER Cancer Statistics Review (CSR), 1975–2010, published by the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Surveillance Research Program, was released on April 29.

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News from the Oncology Community
Cancer Survivorship e-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers

The National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the George Washington University Cancer Institute...

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GW Receives PCORI Research Award for Evaluating Cancer Survivorship Care Models

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $2.1 million, three-year research award to the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Institute...

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CoC Hosts Annual May Committee Meetings
Florida Governor Signs Quality Cancer Care and Research Bill
National Cancer Survivors Day
Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners Meeting in Chicago
CoC Involvement in the ProvenCare Lung Cancer Collaborative
Visit the CoC Booth at AOSW Annual Conference
Are You Receiving The CoC Brief?
CoC Recognizes Long-Standing Programs
CoC Announces Marketing Resource Page
Cancer Program Standards 2012 Best Practices Repository - Look What's New in May
Coding Physician NPIs in the Registry
Standard 4.3 Cancer Liaison Physician Responsibilities
The New American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs Online Education Portal is Now Open
View the New Videos on the CoC Standards
New CoC Webinars Now Available
Survey Savvy 2013 Sold Out
AJCC News
NAPBC News
NCRA News
American Cancer Society's Cancer Survivor Program Resource Inventory
SEER Releases New Cancer Statistics Review
Cancer Survivorship e-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers
GW Receives PCORI Research Award for Evaluating Cancer Survivorship Care Models
 
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