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...
If you are attending the American Cancer Executives (ACE) 23rd Annual Meeting in Austin, Jan. 18-20, please stop by the AJCC Booth (17) and learn about the AJCC Eight edition staging manual. Meet with staff and get your questions answered.
The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) is pleased to announce that the Participant User File (PUF) application will open Jan. 23. The NCDB will accept applications for site specific files which include cases diagnosed between 2004 and 2014. The application period will be open...
World Cancer Day is an international day marked on Feb. 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) with a goal to significantly reduce illness...
Plan now to attend the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Accreditation Workshop: Pursuing Excellence through NAPBC Accreditation in Chicago on May 5. Watch your email for detailed program information or click...
The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) has released the eighth edition of its Cancer Staging Manual. This edition presents evidence‐based revisions for staging cancer for a number of organ sites and includes the rationale and rules for staging; the definitions...
The Commission on Cancer is hosting a paper competition for physicians-in-training to foster the importance of oncologic research in support of its mission. Papers are due June 30, 2017.
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