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NAPBC Standards and Resources

2018 NAPBC Standards Manual coverThe National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) standards for accreditation address the full continuum of cancer—from prevention to survivorship and end-of-life care—while addressing both survival and quality of life. The NAPBC standards address the following domains:

  • A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best care and treatment options available
  • Access to breast-specific information, education, and support
  • Breast center data collection on quality indicators for subspecialties involved in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Ongoing monitoring and improvement of care
  • Information about participation in clinical trials and new treatment options 

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NAPBC Clarifications, Reminders and Frequently Asked Questions