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.

CAnswer Forum Live

CAnswer Forum Live is a live 60-minute webinar that that is open to staff at current and prospective CoC, NAPBC, and NAPRC programs. The webinar includes important information from the Cancer Programs and provides answers to the questions that you submit.

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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

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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