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

Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality, and multidisciplinary patient centered care. The CoC is dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care. Through the CoC, your cancer program has access to reporting tools to aid in benchmarking and improving outcomes at your facility as well as educational and training opportunities, development resources, and advocacy.

Cancer Program Standards 2016

CoC Standards Manual 2016

Cancer Program Standards: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care (2016 Edition) outlines the standards that focus on patient-centered needs and bring an additional focus on the quality of care and outcomes.

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Searching for Cancer Centers

Use the Commission on Cancer (CoC) Hospital Locator to find an accredited cancer program near you.

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Cancer Events

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CoC Source

The CoC Source is a monthly newsletter for constituents of the CoC provided by the CoC and the ACoS Cancer Programs office.

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