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

Contact Cancer Programs

Commission on Cancer
633 N Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611-3211
Phone: 312-202-5085 
Fax: 312-202-5009
Staff available during business hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:15 pm (Central Time)

General CoC inquiries: CoC@facs.org

CoC Datalinks inquiries: CoCDatalinks@facs.org

Webinar help available through CommPartners: facs@commpartners.com, 800-274-9390

Cancer Programs | Accreditation and Standards | AJCC | Clinical Research Program 

Cancer Programs Staff

David P. Winchester, MD, FACS
Medical Director 


Lynda Watt
Administrative Assistant

 

Asa Carter
CoC Senior Manager

 

Susan Rubin
Manager, Accreditation Program Business Development

 

Lauren Reed
Customer Relations Assistant

 

Accreditation and Standards

CoC Accreditation Programs: 312-202-5103
Accounts Receivable: 312-202-5000

Standard inquires: Please review or submit question via the CAnswer Forum website.

Accreditation inquiries: accreditation@facs.org

Please list your specific topic in the e-mail subject line, such as: Appeals, Survey Scheduling, Deficiency Resolutions, Accreditation Fees, New Programs, and Reference Years. Please include your facility name and FIN in all emails.

Survey Application Record (SAR) or Program Activity Record (PAR) inquiries: SAR@facs.org

Staff

Allison Knutson
Manager

Vicki Chiappetta
Accreditation Technical Specialist

Karen Stachon
Accreditation Technical Specialist

Erin DeKoster
Accreditation Technical Specialist

Carol Woody
Accreditation Administrator

Melissa Howard
Administrative & Customer Service Coordinator

AJCC

American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) inquiries: AJCC@facs.org

Collaborative Stage inquiries: CSV2@facs.org

Staff

Martin Madera
Manager

Chantel Ellis
Education and Product Development Administrator

Donna Gress
Technical Specialist

Judith Janes
Coordinator

Laura Meyer 
8th Edition Project Administrator

Ashley Yannello
Electronic Production Administrator

Clinical Research Program

Staff

Carla Amato-Martz 
Manager

Amanda Francescatti
Project Manager

Cancer Liaison Initiatives

Cancer Liaison Initiatives and Cancer Liaison Physician inquiries: CLP@facs.org

Staff

Nina Miller
Manager

Carolyn Jones
Coordinator

Education and Promotions

Staff

Elena Siampos
Manager 

Andrea Scrementi
Assistant

NAPBC

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) inquiries: NAPBC@facs.org
General inquiries: 312-202-5185

Staff

Karen Pollitt
Senior Manager

Ashley Logan
Technical Specialist

Steffanye Hawbaker Mack
Education Administrator

Karen Taubert-Boone
Program Coordinator

NCDB

National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) inquiries (CP3R, Survival, Benchmarks, Completeness and Default Overuse Report, FORDS coding, NCDB Call for Data): NCDB@facs.org

Cancer Quality Improvement Program (CQIP) inquiries: NCDBCQIP@facs.org

Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) inquiries: NCDB_RQRS@facs.org

Participant Use File (PUF) inquiries: NCDB_PUF@facs.org

Staff

 

Ryan McCabe
Senior Manager


Erica McNamara
Associate Manager


Karen Taubert-Boone
Program Coordinator

 

NCDB Data Standards

Kathleen Thoburn
Manager, Data Standards 

 

Anna Delev
User Support Specialist 

 

Peter Ng
ETL Developer

 

NCDB Research Unit

Greer Gay
Manager, Research Unit 

 

Kathy Mallin
Senior Statistician

 

Bryan Palis
Senior Statistician, Project Manager

 

Ashley Loomis
Statistician

 

Elizabeth Wawszczak
Business Analyst

NCDB Information Technology

Kenneth Pristas
Manager, Information Technology

 

Dmitry Eremin
Senior Developer 

 

Dennis Harman
Senior Developer

 

Florin Petrescu
Senior Cancer Data Analyst 

 

Natalie Goodwin
Software Developer