Blog: CHAMPS Oncology Outlook

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Congrats on Your Promotions!

Posted By Toni Hare | 2/13/2019

At the end of last year, we were pleased to see six of our team members receive well-deserved promotions!

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Starting the New Year off Right

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 1/9/2019

Happy New Year, blog readers! After a long holiday break, it can be hard to get back into the swing of things but it’s important to start the new year off right. 

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2018: A Year of Cancer Registry Changes

Posted By Toni Hare | 12/19/2018

All the cancer registry changes resulted in a busy year here at CHAMPS Oncology! Watch a brief video message from our leadership team regarding the changes.

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Reaching Your Concurrent Abstracting Goal

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 11/30/2018

At CHAMPS Oncology, our teamwork and communication is integral to reaching our concurrent abstracting goal.

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Non-Analytic Cases - What's Your Percentage?

Posted By Ilona Gyerman | 11/9/2018

Clients often ask us to advise them as to what percentage of their caseload should comprise non-analytic cases. There are many factors to consider when responding to this question because each state registry has specific reporting requirements for non-analytic cases. 

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See You at the DelMarVa-DC Regional Meeting!

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 10/4/2018

What do you get when you combine cancer registrars in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.? The DelMarVa-DC Meeting of course!

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See You at OCRA 2018!

Posted By Karen Ellwood | 9/20/2018

As the OCRA 2018 vice president I've really enjoyed having a hand in planning this year's Annual Meeting. We have some great sessions planned!

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My CHAMPS Oncology CTR Practicum Experience

Posted By CHAMPS Oncology | 9/5/2018

Guest blog post by Juliann Sutton, a future CTR who recently completed her CTR practicum experience with CHAMPS Oncology. Read on to learn more about her journey to becoming a CTR.

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The Cancer Registrar’s Part in Increasing Clinical Trial Enrollment

Posted By Vontyna Smith | 8/28/2018

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Policy Forum here in Cleveland. The topic of the forum was increasing clinical trial enrollment by addressing barriers that patients encounter.

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Tips for the Fall CTR Exam

Posted By Wendy Domino | 8/9/2018

Taking the CTR exam is overwhelming. And I’m speaking from recent experience, as I just passed mine in the spring! If you’re gearing up for the fall CTR exam, here are a few tips that helped me pass when I was in your shoes…

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