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ACCC Innovator Awards



The demands on cancer programs and practices to be innovative in order to adapt and thrive continues to grow as we move into another year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022 ACCC Innovator Awards recognize and support programs that have developed forward-thinking strategies to meet this new reality in cancer care delivery.

Now in its twelfth year, the ACCC Innovator Awards recognize visionary ideas and compelling solutions in oncology from nationwide. Innovations should advance the goals of improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery.


Suggested areas of focus include:

  • Staff Resiliency & Well-Being
  • Community Outreach, Prevention, & Screening
  • Telehealth & Virtual Care Models
  • Provider Resiliency & Well-Being
  • Community Research Programs
  • Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Initiatives
  • Cancer Service Line Financial Sustainability
  • Interdisciplinary Partnerships in Care Coordination
  • Patient-Centered Care & Supportive Services
  • Patient Engagement & Shared Decision-Making Strategies
  • Financial Advocacy & Navigation

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by May 2022.

Winners are recognized and will present their innovations at the ACCC 39th National Oncology Conference, October 12–14, 2022 in West Palm Beach, FL, and will be featured in our peer-reviewed journal, Oncology Issues. Selected cancer programs will receive regional and national exposure as their innovations are shared with oncology care providers, the broader healthcare community, and national media outlets.

Applicants must be affiliated with ACCC as a Cancer Program Member. Winners will be selected through a peer review process. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

For information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or email Monique Marino, Senior Director, Editorial Content and Strategy.


Innovator Award Impact

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Since 2011, ACCC Innovator Awards honor Cancer Program Members for their ingenuity and pioneering achievements in oncology. Innovations advance the goals of improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery.