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...
Over the past few months, the AJCC held five disease site webinars (Melanoma, Lung, Breast, Colorectum and Prostate) based on the AJCC Seventh Edition. For people unable to attend the live programs, the AJCC will provide free recordings...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the Commission on Cancer (CoC) encourage you to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month and use it as an opportunity to display and publicize your program's accreditation...
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.
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, many women work closely with their oncologists to carefully map out an individualized medical treatment plan. But it can be difficult to plan for the emotional and self-image challenges...
Think positive. That is the take-away from a study of the relationship between patient expectations and medication side effects experienced by women with breast cancer. Researchers in Germany and the United States...
Watson is teaming up with Quest Diagnostics in a significant expansion of its ongoing cancer genomic sequencing and precision medicine push. The company announced recently it is launching a new service with lab-testing giant Quest...
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