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Updates and Alerts


Update on Resources for Implementation of the CoC Operative Standards for Accreditation (1/9/20)


The NCDB PUF Application Is Now Open (9/18/19)

NCDB News—RQRS Updates and Cancer Status (8/15/19)

Important Fee Information: No Increase in Accreditation Fees for 2020 (8/6/19)

NCDB News—RQRS Updates (7/18/19)

NCDB News—NCDB Clarification on Coding NAACCR Data Item 756 Tumor Size Summary When No Size Is Given (7/9/19)

NCDB News—NCDB Clarification to CTR Radiation Coding Guide—Coding SAVI equipment for Brachytherapy (7/3/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—NCDB RQRS User Guide Updated (6/27/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—NCDB Reporting Tools (6/6/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—RQRS Update (5/30/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—2019 NCDB Call for Data and NCRA Speakers (5/16/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—Clarification for the Use of Code 86 for Radiation Primary Treatment Volume (5/9/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—RQRS and NCDB Update (5/2/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—NCDB Metafile Update (4/25/19)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—Tracking NCDB/RQRS Submissions, CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy (4/18/19)

Update on Cancer Registry Data Collection for 2020 (4/11/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—NCDB Metafile Update (4/11/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—I-131 for Thyroid (4/4/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy and Call for Data 2019 GenEDITS Plus 5 (3/28/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE—NCDB: 2019 Call for Data Announcement, CQIP and Survival Report Released (3/21/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (3/7/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (2/28/2019)

2015 Special Study Results Published (2/8/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (2/7/2019)

Experience Rosemont While Attending the Cluster Programs (1/23/2019)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (1/10/2019)

2019 Program Activity Record (PAR) Release (1/8/2019)


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