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8 things you need to know now about ICD-10

The United States is the last country in the world with modern healthcare to adopt ICD-10 diagnosis codes, but it will join the crowd on Oct. 1, 2014. This massive ICD-10 change is quickly approaching, and it affects all of us in the health care field. Thus, there is no...

source: By Charlotte Bohnett
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The Recovery Room Show recently launched a new episode discussing the benefits and controversies surrounding mammographic screening. In the episode, host Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS, a surgical oncologist from Charlotte, N.C., and a...

source: NAPBC

Whether you are preparing for a re-accreditation survey, first survey, or looking for information on the NAPBC this education program gives you the information you need. Pursuing Excellence through NAPBC Accreditation is the only-education program developed and taught...

source: NAPBC

All Commission on Cancer (CoC)-accredited programs scheduled for survey during 2015-2016 should note that the Program Activity Record (PAR) Annual Update period will run from July 1 to Sept. 30, 2014. In order to maintain your CoC accreditation, your program must complete...

source: Commission on Cancer

Breast cancer can be classified into 10 different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to distinguish each subtype. The research could improve treatments and targeting of treatments for the disease. Cancer arises due to genetic...

source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of leukemia that are more common in adults, according to multi-institutional...

source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

Scientists at the University of York are working on a promising new approach for tackling colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer-related death. The new method works by silencing cancer "survival genes" and could potentially combat cancer through the selective...

source: Medical Xpress


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