CoC Source
October 1, 2013
CoC News
Meet CoC and NAPBC Staff at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium

If you are attending ASCO’s second annual Quality Care Symposium October 31- November 2 in San Diego, make sure to visit with staff from the Commission on Cancer (CoC)...

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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
Announcing the Release of Cancer Program Standards 2012, Version 1.2: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care

Cancer Program Standards 2012, Version 1.2, has been updated to include all of the changes enacted by the CoC Accreditation Committee at the May 2013 meeting.

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Reminder: 2014 Maintenance Fee Invoicing Begins Soon

The CoC is committed to providing valuable resources to our CoC-accredited cancer programs and to continually expanding the benefits of program participation.

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Update on Standard 1.11: Cancer Registrar Education

Historically, the CoC’s cancer program survey has evaluated three years of activity and data submission.  Therefore, programs that are due for 2014 surveys should be...

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National Cancer Data Base News
Watch for the NCDB Call for Data

The official NCDB Call for Data will be sent as a special CoC Source via e-mail in mid-October. NCDB is currently closed for routine submissions and...

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CS Data Collection in 2014 and 2015

Cancer programs were recently notified that the Collaborative Stage Data Collection System (CS) will be discontinued after 2015. Until then, it is alive and well. 

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SEER Posts New Casefinding Lists

The 2014 casefinding lists have been posted on the SEER website at http://seer.cancer.gov/tools/casefinding/.

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Resources for Cancer Liaison Physicians
Keep Your CLP Contact Information Current

We hope the process to appoint, reappoint, or update contact information has been easier for you to use. Please be aware that the CoC now shares the same database as...

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CLP Orientation Video Now Available

The new CLP orientation video is now available on the CLP information board. We welcome any feedback on its usefulness and other topics...

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CLP Program Breakfast Online

If you are not able to attend the Cancer Liaison Program Breakfast on Monday, October 7 please check the CoC website for the videotape of the full content.

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Educational Programs and Resources
Attend CoC-Sponsored Educational Sessions at Clinical Congress

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

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News from ACoS Cancer Programs
AJCC News

Over the past year, AJCC volunteers and staff have worked to reaffirm and further define our mission to provide worldwide leadership in the...

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NAPBC News

The NAPBC recently hit a milestone that is worth celebrating—500 NAPBC-accredited breast centers in 48 states in less than five years.

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News from the Oncology Community
American Society of Breast Surgeons Expands Member Benefits

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Monthly Spotlight: National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc.

What started in 1985 as a small group of multidisciplinary breast health professionals has continued to grow into an ever-increasing group of medical professionals who...

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NCRA News

In the NCRA webinar series, registrars will learn how a strategic view of the data improves quality and better supports meaningful analysis. The series reinforce for...

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New NCI-Funded Training for Psychosocial Distress Screening Program Development Accepting Applications

The Screening for Psychosocial Distress Program trains cancer care providers on how to develop, implement, and maintain psychosocial screening programs to meet...

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Meet CoC and NAPBC Staff at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium
CoC Recognizes Accredited Programs
Attend the CoC Legislative Briefing at Clinical Congress
Announcing the Release of Cancer Program Standards 2012, Version 1.2: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care
Reminder: 2014 Maintenance Fee Invoicing Begins Soon
Update on Standard 1.11: Cancer Registrar Education
Watch for the NCDB Call for Data
CS Data Collection in 2014 and 2015
SEER Posts New Casefinding Lists
Keep Your CLP Contact Information Current
CLP Orientation Video Now Available
CLP Program Breakfast Online
Attend CoC-Sponsored Educational Sessions at Clinical Congress
AJCC News
NAPBC News
American Society of Breast Surgeons Expands Member Benefits
Monthly Spotlight: National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc.
NCRA News
New NCI-Funded Training for Psychosocial Distress Screening Program Development Accepting Applications
 
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