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National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) is a consortium of national, professional organizations focused on breast health and dedicated to the improvement of quality outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards and patient and professional education. 

The objectives of the NAPBC include:

  • Consensus development of criteria for breast centers and a site visit process to monitor compliance 
  • Strengthening of the scientific basis for improving quality care 
  • Reducing the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer by improving screening mammography and advocating for increased access to and participation in clinical trials
  • Expanding programs of quality improvement measurement and benchmark comparison

Register Today

Registration is open for the ACS Accreditation Programs: New Content for a New Decade. Join us April 22–24, 2020, to learn about the new CoC standards, NCDB workshop, and NAPBC best practices and common deficiencies.

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FAQ Updated

Review our recently updated NAPBC Clarifications, Reminders, and Frequently Asked Questions document for announcements regarding requirements in Standard 1.2: Multidisciplinary Breast Care Conference and Standard 6.1: Quality and Outcomes.

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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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