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.

Standards Feedback

The Commission on Cancer invites you to provide feedback on our draft revised accreditation standards. Comments will be accepted until June 3, 2019.

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Survivors' Day

Join the ACS Cancer Programs in celebrating Cancer Survivor’s Day on June 2! As an ACS-accredited cancer center, we encourage you to celebrate life and join us in recognizing survivors, supporting cancer patients, and educating the community.

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Register Today

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!


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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