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8 things you need to know now about ICD-10

The United States is the last country in the world with modern healthcare to adopt ICD-10 diagnosis codes, but it will join the crowd on Oct. 1, 2014. This massive ICD-10 change is quickly approaching, and it affects all of us in the health care field. Thus, there is no...

source: By Charlotte Bohnett
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Scientists are developing a new way to identify the unique chemical ‘fingerprints’ for different types of breast cancers. These new chemical footprints will be used to train AI software - creating a new tool for rapid and accurate...

source: Technology Networks

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t use these products. The study published...

source: NIH

The National Cancer Database (NCDB) website has been redesigned for the 2020 Call for Data. All documents are grouped for easy access and updated for the 2020 Call for Data specifications. The 2020 Call for Data window will run from January 1 through May 31, 2020. Communication...


Following last month’s online webinar and Educational Summit in Rosemont, IL, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) continues to provide multiple in-person and virtual opportunities to learn more about the new 2020 accreditation standards,...


 The CoC announced the winners of its annual Cancer Research Paper Competition at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019. Jennifer Leiting, MD, a general surgery resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, was named the 2019 winner for her paper titled...


The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network (MCCAN) is hosting a CoC 2020 Standards meeting in Lexington, KY, at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown on Friday, December 13, 2019. The meeting will introduce CoC accreditation standards that have undergone...



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