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

2019 Commission on Cancer (CoC) Plenary Presentations

New Standards—An Open Forum

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Welcome Remarks

James Harris, MD, FACS, Renown Regional Medical Center, Reno, NV
Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs, Chicago, IL

New CoC Surgical Standards - Can You Meet the 2020 Standards?

Standard 5.3: Breast Sentinel Node Biopsy
Judy Boughey, MD, FACS, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Standard 5.5: Primary Cutaneous Melanoma
Russell S. Berman, MD, FACS, New York University, New York, NY

Synoptic Reporting
Matthew Katz, MD, FACS, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Standard 5.7: Total Mesorectal Resection
David Dietz, MD, FACS, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH

Standard 5.8: Pulmonary Resection
Matthew Facktor, MD, FACS, Geisinger Heart Institute, Danville, PA

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Closing the Quality Gap in Cancer Care

Quality of Care and CoC Accreditation in Rural America
Mary Charlton, PhD, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Could Commission on Cancer Fulfill Education Needs of Rural Surgeons?
Ingrid Lizarraga, MD, FACS, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Leveraging Community Tumor Boards to Disseminate New Knowledge
Abigail Caudle, MD, FACS, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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CoC Elections, Recognition, and Awards

Daniel McKellar, MD, FACS, Xenia, OH

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CoC Paper Competition Winner

Temsirolimus is Effective Against Patient-Derived Metastatic Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma In Vitro and In Vivo
Jennifer Leiting, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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Working Together to Achieve Equity in Cancer Care

Richard Wender, MD, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

Member Organization Updates

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Jennifer Rosen, MD, FACS, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

Association of Oncology Social Work
Susan Hedlund, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

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National Cancer Database (NCDB) Data Clearance and Moving Sale

Ryan McCabe, American College of Surgeons National Cancer Database, Chicago, IL

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2020 CoC Standards—What you need to know now

General Overview
James Harris, MD, FACS

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Major Changes

Standard 2.2: Cancer Liaison Physician and Standard 7.3: Quality Improvement Initiative
William Dooley, MD, FACS, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Standard 4.2: Oncology Nursing Credentials
Michele Galioto, DNP, RN, CNS, Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, PA

Standard 4.8: Survivorship Program
James Harris, MD, FACS

American College of Surgeons Foundation Update

Mary McGrath, MD, FACS, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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