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National Oncology Conference



Wednesday, October 30 to Friday, November 1, 2019


Experience fresh approaches and novel solutions at the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference—a three-day mix of inspiring presentations, practical sessions, and collaborative discussions that will help drive real-world change that matters. You'll discover insights that will challenge your way of thinking and help you succeed in providing cost-efficient, team-based, and accountable care to the patients you serve.

At this premier "how-to" conference for the multidisciplinary cancer team, you will:

  • Learn the latest improvement ideas and hear about effective practices in action
  • Connect with like-minded professionals who share your passion
  • Discover and define actionable strategies for your organization
  • Find inspiration from those who are paving the way
  • Take meaningful steps toward change that will improve processes, elevate patient-centered care, and create joy in work

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Looking for Inspiration?

The #ACCCNOC Featured Speakers will challenge your thinking with their personal narratives and insiders perspective of oncology care. They’ll open your eyes and speak to your hearts.


Based on her experience as a participant in a groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trial, author and journalist Mary Elizabeth Williams shares strategies for how patients and providers can work together to bring clinical trials to a more diverse patient population.


In her book This is Cancer: Everything You Need to Know From the Waiting Room to the Bedroom, Stage IV inflammatory breast cancer survivor Laura Holmes Haddad covers the cancer experience as a 37-year-old mother, sharing what cancer patients are concerned about beyond their cell counts. 


Innovation in Action

The 2019 ACCC Innovator Award winners will present their groundbreaking strategies for improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery.
Meet the Winning Programs


Stay and Play

One of the most visited family destinations in the world, Orlando offers multiple amazing attractions, while its average 75 degree temperature helps make any visit unforgettable.
Explore Discounted Park Tickets


CME/CE Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

For Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Institute for Medical and Nursing Education (IMNE) and Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).

IMNE designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses

IMNE is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation. This educational program provides 8.25 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit. If you have any questions regarding the CME or CE credit being offered for this meeting, please contact IMNE at info@imne.com.

This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers.

Disclaimer: The information presented in this activity represents the opinion of the faculty and is not necessarily the official position of ACCC, its members, or IMNE.


Learning Objectives

After attending the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference, participants will be better able to:

  • Evaluate recent and emerging trends and strategies designed to improve the quality of cancer care
  • Utilize relevant staff educational materials and resources in specific areas of cancer management to achieve coordinated and effective cancer care delivery and overcome common challenges that hinder operational efficiency
  • Demonstrate innovative strategies designed to promote efficiency in all aspects of cancer care, including the strategic planning process, pharmacy pre-certification and denials management, schedule optimization, and care coordination, resulting in an overall improvement of the patient experience
  • Discuss the impact of whole-person care for the management of mental, cognitive, and physical health in patients diagnosed with cancer
  • Employ technology to deliver cancer care through non-traditional avenues, including telehealth to reach at-risk populations, virtual tumor boards to facilitate prospective clinician planning, and apps to allow patients on-demand access to disease- and treatment-specific education
  • Analyze lessons learned under the first oncology-specific alternative payment model (the OCM) to help programs successfully complete the transition to value-based care
  • Summarize how to make an effective business case for adding and/or growing comprehensive cancer care services

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What Others are Saying

begin-quoteNetworking, idea sharing, and learning practical programs and innovations that I can bring back to my cancer center. These are the things that I value most about this conference.

—  Justin Drew, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Director, Cancer Center, Middlesex Health Cancer Centerend-quote