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 affiliated with a CoC-accredited program, please make sure that program responds to the Call for Data to ensure compliance with CoC Standards 5.5 (Data Submission), 5.6, (Accuracy of Data) and requirements for submission...
The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) is pleased to announce the Request for Participant User File (PUF) Applications is open. The NCDB will accept applications for organ-site specific files, including cases diagnosed between 2004 and 2013, through Feb. 19. The NCDB PUF...
The Commission on Cancer is hosting a paper competition for physicians in training to foster the importance of oncology research in support of its mission. Papers are due June 30.
The American College of Surgeons welcomes abstract and video submissions to be considered for presentation at Clinical Congress 2016, Oct. 16-20, Washington, D.C. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. (CST), Tuesday, March...
Save the date for the following education programs: April 1 – Accreditation 101: Learning the Basics of CoC Accreditation and Standards in Denver, sponsored by the Commission on Cancer May 13-14 – NAPBC Best Practices Conference in Orlando, Florida, sponsored...
Ever since President Nixon declared the "War on Cancer" in 1971, cancer patients have tried to meet the enemy head on. When diagnosed with cancer, we reflexively want to eradicate it — slash it with surgery, burn it with radiation, poison it with chemotherapy, freeze...
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