CoC Source
August 1, 2014
CoC News
ACS Seeks to Fill Eight Vacancies on Commission on Cancer

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is seeking eight Fellows to fill vacancies on the CoC. The initial term of appointment is for three years with eligibility for re-election to a second term.

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Advocacy Update
CoC Participates in OVAC's Lobby Day

One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC), a collaboration of national not-for-profit organizations representing millions of Americans, delivered a unified message to Congress on...

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Accreditation Corner
Reminder: Annual Update Ends September 30th

An initial e-mail notification describing the Annual Update process was sent to all accredited programs scheduled for survey in 2015 and 2016 on June 30 and a...

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Chapter 4 - Patient Outcomes: Standards 4.1 and 4.2

Prevention and screening activities are vital components of a robust cancer program. As defined by the CoC, prevention programs (Standard 4.1) identify risk factors and...

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National Cancer Data Base News
Follow-Up, Reference Date, and Survival

Successful follow-up is an essential part of quality patient care. The original purpose of annual follow-up by the CoC was to ensure the patient receives annual post-treatment care.

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Correction in NCDB Completeness Reports

An alert registrar noticed a calculation error in the Completeness and Default Overuse Reports for 2012 Diagnoses Submitted in 2014.  The subset for Lymph-vascular Invasion...

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Educational Programs and Resources
Register Today for Accreditation 101

Registration is now open for Accreditation 101 - Learning the Basics of CoC Accreditation and Standards, taking place in San Antonio, TX on Friday, September 12, 2014. 

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News from ACoS Cancer Programs
AJCC News

The AJCC offers a number of complimentary educational presentations for registrars.

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NAPBC News

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeon (ACS), is looking for your feedback regarding future...

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News from the Oncology Community
NCRA News

Share your expertise with the cancer registrar community at the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) 41st annual educational conference, May 20–23, 2015, in San Antonio, TX.

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Learn More About the Role of Physical Therapists in Cancer Survivorship Programs

The American Physical Therapy Association, a member organization of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer recently published an article on...

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ACS Seeks to Fill Eight Vacancies on Commission on Cancer
CoC Participates in OVAC's Lobby Day
Reminder: Annual Update Ends September 30th
Chapter 4 - Patient Outcomes: Standards 4.1 and 4.2
Follow-Up, Reference Date, and Survival
Correction in NCDB Completeness Reports
Register Today for Accreditation 101
AJCC News
NAPBC News
NCRA News
Learn More About the Role of Physical Therapists in Cancer Survivorship Programs
 
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