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The latest in cancer news and important information from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Cancer Programs—the Commission on Cancer (CoC), American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), ACS Clinical Research Program (ACS CRP), National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), National Cancer Database (NCDB), and National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).

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Updates and Alerts


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)


2016 Annual Cancer Case Volume Data Ready for Release to the Public (12/12/2018)

Standards Revision and IQVIA Announcement (12/5/2018)

2016 Data Available in NCDB Reporting Tools (11/27/2018)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (11/15/2018)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (11/8/2018)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (10/18/2018)

Important Fee Changes: 2019 Accreditation Fee Information (10/4/18)

NCDB: The Corner STORE (10/3/2018)

Publication of the STORE 2018 (8/15/2018)

NCDB PUF Application Period Opens July 9 through August 6, 2018 for Diagnosis Years 2004–2015 (6/26/2018)

ACS Clinical Research Program Breast Surgical Investigators Meeting at ASBS (4/19/18)

What to Do with 2018 Cases (3/23/18)

CQIP 2017 Update Released (3/21/18)

Surgical Clinical Trials Investigator Meeting at SSO March 24 – Breast and GI (3/19/18)

NCDB Completeness and Default Overuse Report Released (3/5/18)

Cancer Quality Improvement Program (CQIP 2017) Released (2/28/18)

NCDB to accept PUF Applications January 22–February 23 (1/10/18)

2018 Special Study on DCIS Breast Cancer (COMET): Study Opportunity (1/5/18)

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