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

2018 ACS Cancer Programs Annual Conference: Learn. Interact. Transform.

September 5–7, 2018
Hilton Chicago

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Cancer Programs Conference provided attendees with cutting-edge ways to deliver high-quality, patient-centered, multidisciplinary care to patients with cancer. Developed with input from volunteers and staff from the program areas within the Cancer Programs, this conference addressed the issues that impact you and your staff in the delivery of high-quality, multidisciplinary patient-centered care. 

Why Attend?

At the conclusion of the conference, you will be able to:

  • Illustrate how the accreditation standards and program data can be used as a blueprint for delivering high-quality cancer care
  • Implement best practices for cancer care delivery
  • Describe the components of a quality study that complies with both CoC and NAPBC Standards using your program’s data
  • Develop leaders, propose solutions, and learn techniques to embrace change

Who Should Attend?

This conference is for all members of the multidisciplinary care team at health care facilities that treat patients with cancer, including but not limited to: 

  • Cancer Committee Members
  • Navigators
  • Nurses 
  • Physicians (Cancer Liaison Physicians)
  • Program Leadership (Cancer Program Administrators, Breast Program Directors, Breast Program Leaders)
  • Registrars

Continuing Education Information


Continuing medical education (CME) credit has been applied for for the conference.


Continuing education (CE) credit has been applied for through the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).