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ACCC education reflects the diverse needs and concerns of our multidisciplinary membership. Advances in cancer screening and diagnosis, increasing treatment options, new care delivery and payment models, changing requirements and regulations, growing data reporting demands, and other dimensions of quality care delivery, make real-time access to practical, how-to information, tools, and resources essential.

ACCC's member-driven education programs are delivered in a range of formats including live national and regional meetings, webinars, workshops, publications, white papers, case studies, surveys, environmental scans and literature reviews, as well as, through onsite learning opportunities, peer-to-peer learning, focus groups, and more.

ACCC members are invited to get involved. Contact us at resources@accc-cancer.org to learn more.

Featured Initiatives

Explore ACCC featured education initiatives in immunotherapy, financial advocacy, and oncology pharmacy and discover member-driven resources and tools to better understand barriers to care, to promote improved access for patients, to support cancer program sustainability, and to optimize effective delivery of patient-centered care.

 
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Improving the Tumor Board Experience

by Chryl Corizzo

Learn how St. Tammany Cancer Center in Covington, La., leveraged a web- and phone-based HIPAAcompliant technology platform to streamline multidisciplinary conference coordination. This new technology reduced the time registry staff spent on conference coordination from about 10 hours per conference to about 1 hour.

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  • Virtual Infusion Services: Bringing Cancer Therapies Closer to Rural Patients
    Telemedicine can be an effective method for providing expert medical care to patients living in rural communities. Learn how Sanford Cancer Center’s Virtual Infusion Project leveraged an oncology-certified nurse practi¬tioner based in a tertiary setting to provide safe, effective oversight to three rural infusion clinics.
  • Virtual Care After Treatment: How Telemedicine Can Expand Survivorship Programs
    Tennessee Oncology piloted a successful telemedicine program where survivorship-trained advanced practice providers at its Nashville headquarters conducted virtual survivorship visits with patients throughout Middle Tennessee.
  • Chemo Companions Program: Medical and Graduate Students Take on New Roles in Patient Care
    To help cancer patients with limited social support, Mount Sinai Hospital developed a targeted intervention program that partners volunteer medical and graduate students with patients to provide companionship during lengthy chemotherapy treatments.
  • Going the Distance: Bringing Cancer Care to the Navajo Nation
    The first-of-its-kind oncology program on any Indian reser¬vation in the United States opened its doors this year at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, making cancer care available locally for up to 200 patients annually who will receive culturally appropriate clinical treatment and patient assistance.
  • Highlights from the ASCO 2019
    Former ACCC President Cary A. Presant, MD, FACP, FASCO, shares his key takeaways from ASCO 2019.
  • Growing Need Demands New Approaches to Caring for Older Adults with Cancer
    Highlights from a recent ACCC education program to help improve care for older adults. Plus, key findings from a survey of multidisciplinary cancer care team members reveals a striking difference between beliefs and practice in the care of this patient population.

Compliance

  • Highlights from the CY 2020 PFS and OPPS Proposed Rules

Spotlight

  • Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Fairfax, Va.

Views

  • Cycling for a Cure

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