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September 3, 2013
CoC News
ACS and CoC Support Choosing Wisely Campaign to Identify Overused Procedures

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Commission on Cancer (CoC) have  joined more than 30 leading medical specialty societies in phase III of the Choosing Wisely® campaign...

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Complete the Readiness Assessment Survey Before September 6

The LIVESTRONG Foundation, the Cancer Support Community, the American Cancer Society, and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship joined together with the CoC to create...

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Learn about the Value of NAPBC at the Breast Cancer Symposium

If you are attending the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco, CA on September 7- 9, make sure to visit the NAPBC's booth on Saturday or Sunday.  Take this opportunity...

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Spotlight on CoC Programs
CoC Recognizes Accredited Programs

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

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Advocacy Update
Attend the CoC Legislative Briefing at Clinical Congress

The Member Organization Steering Committee and Advocacy Subcommittee announce the first CoC Legislative Briefing.  This briefing will serve to inform legislators...

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Accreditation Corner
Reminder: 2013 Annual Update Period Closes Soon

The Annual Update Period closes on September 30. This update is required for all CoC-accredited cancer programs that will be surveyed in 2014 and 2015.

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Resources for Cancer Liaison Physicians
Attend the CLP Breakfast Meeting during Clinical Congress

Annually, during the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, the CoC's Cancer Liaison Program sponsors a Cancer Liaison Physician Breakfast. 

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Becoming a CLP Orientation Video

The CoC’s Cancer Liaison Program announces a new orientation video for Cancer Liaison Physicians (CLPs). This video features an overview of the CLP Information Board...

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Educational Programs and Resources
Two New CoC Webinars Available

Learn about CoC accreditation and standards in the latest CoC webinars that are available on the Cancer Programs Online Education Portal.

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Attend CoC-Sponsored Educational Sessions at Clinical Congress

Update your knowledge on current cancer management and attend one of the CoC-sponsored educational sessions held during the American College of Surgeons...

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Save the Date for Survey Savvy 2014

The Survey Savvy workshop will take place June 19–20, 2014, in Chicago, IL. The Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) preconference half-day workshop will be held June 18.

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Partners News
AJCC News

After careful consideration the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Commission on Cancer (CoC)...

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NAPBC News

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) will host a dynamic two-day course where nationally recognized leaders will discuss critical success factors...

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NCRA News

The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) is seeking sessions for its 40th Annual Educational Conference, May 15–18, 2014, at the...

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News from the Oncology Community
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship: Finding Your Patient Focus

The George Washington University Cancer Institute will host an interactive two-day training that equips health care professionals with the tools needed to launch and sustain...

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NCCS Hosts Annual Rays of Hope Event

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) will host its annual NCCS Rays of Hope® event for cancer survivors, health policy experts, advocates, healthcare providers...

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In This Issue
 
ACS and CoC Support Choosing Wisely Campaign to Identify Overused Procedures
Complete the Readiness Assessment Survey Before September 6
Learn about the Value of NAPBC at the Breast Cancer Symposium
CoC Recognizes Accredited Programs
Attend the CoC Legislative Briefing at Clinical Congress
Reminder: 2013 Annual Update Period Closes Soon
Attend the CLP Breakfast Meeting during Clinical Congress
Becoming a CLP Orientation Video
Two New CoC Webinars Available
Attend CoC-Sponsored Educational Sessions at Clinical Congress
Save the Date for Survey Savvy 2014
AJCC News
NAPBC News
NCRA News
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship: Finding Your Patient Focus
NCCS Hosts Annual Rays of Hope Event
 
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