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Cancer Registry Abstracting Tips for 2018+

Posted By Cortney Grossman, Kelly Imbody | 7/19/2018

Recently the two us collaborated on a list of cancer registry abstracting tips for our CHAMPS Oncology colleagues.

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UV Safety Awareness Tips (Spoiler Alert: Wear Sunscreen!)

Posted By Tara Lucero | 7/11/2018

Summer is here, and so is UV Safety Awareness Month! Though our initial thought is to head outdoors and soak up the sun, damage to the skin from exposure to ultraviolet rays is a huge concern.

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The Promise of Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

Posted By Lori Adams | 6/28/2018

As CHAMPS Oncology’s primary Pinterest “pinner,” I’ve been reading (and pinning) a lot of articles recently which have captured accounts of cancer patients fighting their disease with an innovative treatment that harnesses the body’s own immune system.

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Do You Know Your Market Share for Cancer?

Posted By Joseph Castellano | 6/21/2018

Improving your hospital’s market share for cancer requires more than adding new resources.

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Meet June’s Registry Rock Star: Jill Brown

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 6/14/2018

This month’s Registry Rock Star is Jill Brown, cancer registry support specialist for CHAMPS Oncology.

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The Value of a Certified Tumor Registrar

Posted By Tara Lucero | 6/6/2018

There continues to be confusion surrounding the work of a Certified Tumor Registrar (otherwise known as a CTR or cancer registrar).

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How Will You Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day?

Posted By Toni Hare | 5/23/2018

Sunday, June 3 is National Cancer Survivors Day – an important day for us here at CHAMPS Oncology because the work we do is all part of a bigger goal to ensure there are more cancer survivors to celebrate with each year.

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Meet May’s Registry Rock Star: Barbara Stewart, CTR

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 5/17/2018

This month’s Registry Rock Star is Barbara Stewart, CTR, cancer information specialist for CHAMPS Oncology.

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Workspace Tips for the Remote CTR

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 5/10/2018

Some say sitting is the new smoking, and whether you work as an on-site CTR at a hospital or as a remote CTR at home, the majority of your work is probably done sitting at a desk for at least eight hours a day.

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Tips from a Cancer Program Consultant – Documenting Cancer Committee Activity

Posted By Ilona Gyerman | 5/3/2018

Today I’d like to focus on how to ensure proper documentation of cancer committee activities.

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