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...
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons, encourages you to attend Accreditation 101: Learning the Basics of CoC Accreditation and Standards in Baltimore on Sept. 11. This program...
Register to attend the ACS Clinical Congress in Chicago, Oct. 4-8, and you can preorder the Webcasts today. This year's Clinical Congress includes more than 15 panel sessions in the Surgical Oncology Track that cover a variety of topics. For detailed information, please...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the Commission on Cancer (CoC) encourage your program to promote the event and use it as an opportunity to display/promote...
Pancreatic cancer is extremely deadly and often has a poor prognosis. Ranked as the fourth deadliest cancer in the U.S. and poised to move up within the next few years, pancreatic cancer is very difficult to detect in its early stages....
A new study published in JAMA Oncology has questioned whether surgery and radiotherapy are appropriate for women in the earliest stages of breast cancer.
In many respects, cancer is like a complex software program of life that has gotten out of control; instead of the code for normal cells, a code for making abnormal cells is executed. Now, a new study in Nature Cell Biology suggests there...
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