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TNM Coding Takeaways from a TNM Coding Education Session Mar 19, 2015

by CHAMPS Oncology Cancer Information Specialist Mary Marshall

After cramming into a car with five other cancer registrars (see photo) to attend a recent education session...

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Data Accuracy Prioritizing Cancer Data Accuracy Leads to Better Patient Care Mar 5, 2015

by CHAMPS Oncology Cancer Information Specialist Debbie Custer

Accurate cancer data is critical to the analysis of cancer trends over time and the overall treatment of...

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Data Integrity & Patient Safety Feb 19, 2015

by CHAMPS Oncology Business Intelligence Manager Julie Graor

Patient safety is an incredibly important issue for all individuals working within the healthcare field – including cancer...

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Healthcare Affiliations The Impact of Healthcare Affiliations on the Registry Feb 5, 2015

Healthcare affiliations were a hot topic at the ACE 21st Annual Meeting I attended last week.

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Cancer Registry Certification Cancer Registry Certification is Essential for CoC-Accredited Programs Jan 22, 2015

2015 is an important year for Commission on Cancer-accredited (CoC) programs.

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Continuum of Care Standards Is Your Cancer Program Compliant with the CoC's Chapter 3 Continuum of Care Standards? Jan 14, 2015

As of the first of the year, all accredited cancer programs must be compliant with the Commission on Cancer's Chapter 3 Continuum of Care Standards.

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Sparkle Box A Professional Take on “The Sparkle Box” by Jill Hardie Dec 23, 2014

I recently read a book to my grandson called “The Sparkle Box” by Jill Hardie.

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Cancer Registry Educational Opportunities 2014: A Year of Cancer Registry Educational Opportunities Dec 4, 2014

As senior manager of education and training for CHAMPS Oncology, I am dedicated to providing our cancer information specialists with exceptional cancer registry educational opportunities...

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Thankful For My Profession Thankful for My Profession Nov 25, 2014

Just in time for Thanksgiving, two of CHAMPS Oncology's newest team members take a moment to reflect on why they feel grateful to have found a...

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