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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
cancer programs

National Cancer Database

Leverage data wisely, proactively improve care

National Cancer Database

Better Care through Data

The NCDB is a clinical oncology database sourced from hospital registry data collected in more than 1,500 Commission on Cancer-accredited facilities. These data are used to analyze and track patients with malignant neoplastic diseases, their treatments, and outcomes. Online reporting tools are available to provide your program with comparative benchmarks for similar programs. We also have reporting tools for quality improvement, quality assurance, and surveillance measures.

STORE Manual

Access the Standards for Oncology Registry Entry (STORE) manual for cases and view historic data standards, implementation guidelines, as well as manuals and coding guidelines from outside the CoC.

Registry Manuals

Call for Data

The more data we have, the more cancer care can improve. Here you’ll find what you need to know in order to submit data: information for registrars and software providers plus configuration and set-up information.

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NCDB Tools 2021

See the tools we have available, including Hospital Comparison Benchmark Reports, Survival Reports, the Cancer Quality Improvement Program, and more.

NCDB Tools 2021

Quality of Care Measures Survey

See the expected performance rates for 2020 for the following sites: bladder, breast, cervix, colon, endometrium, gastric, kidney, non-small cell lung, ovary, and rectum.

Quality Tools for Quality Care

The NCDB maintains a number of web-based data applications for data access. These tools can be used by CoC-accredited programs to evaluate and compare the cancer care delivered to patients at their facilities.

Participant User Files (PUF)

NCDB PUFs are HIPAA-compliant data files containing cases submitted to the NCDB. They are designed to provide investigators with a data resource they can use to review and advance the quality of care delivered to cancer patients. Available only through an application process.