American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Cancer

The American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs benefit an array of health care professionals, patients, and facilities through standard-setting, accreditation, and educational activities. Representing leaders in cancer care and aiming to improve cancer patient care, our nationally recognized programs—the Commission on Cancer, the American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer, the National Cancer Database, the American Joint Committee on Cancer—all work toward helping your program provide high-quality cancer care.

We strive to develop the best educational resources, offer useful training opportunities, advocate for you and your patients, and stay up to date on the latest cancer care trends and treatments. Learn more about what we have to offer your cancer program and the patients you serve.

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Registration is now open for the 2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference, July 19–22, at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, DC. Make sure to reserve your spot today!

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Paper Competition

The Commission on Cancer is accepting submissions for the Annual Cancer Research Paper Competition, which recognizes residents and fellows-in-training for their original research. Submit your paper by July 31.

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Resident Scholarship

ACS Clinical Research Program is offering a limited number of scholarships to surgery residents interested in attending the didactic course Designing and Running a Prospective Surgical Clinical Trial at Clinical Congress 2019. Apply by July 31.

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Save the Date

In 2020, the CoC Standards will receive a significant update and the NCDB will migrate to a new data platform. Join us for the CoC Education Summit—2020: A Glimpse into the Future on November 21 for a day on the CoC Standards and stay November 22 for a half-day NCDB workshop to learn about the data submission system and reports.

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Register Today

Registration is open for the Pursuing Excellence through NAPBC Accreditation workshop, September 20 in Denver, CO. This workshop provides the information to help you develop and operate a high-quality breast center.

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Clinical Congress features outstanding education and training opportunities at the premier annual surgical meeting for surgeons, surgery residents, medical students, and members of surgical teams. Registration is now open for Clinical Congress 2019.

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