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Cancer Registry Profession Sharing the Cancer Registry Profession with My Community Nov 13, 2014

With 20+ years in the cancer registry profession, I always jump at the opportunity to speak about what it means to be a cancer registrar.

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Thoughts from Our New OCRA President Oct 30, 2014

Last month I was honored to speak at the 44th Ohio Cancer Registrars Association (OCRA) Annual Meeting.

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NCDB Representing Your Patients in the NCDB Oct 16, 2014

Each year cancer registrars submit thousands of cases to the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) during the NCDB’s Annual Call for Data.

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Annual Mammogram Have You Had Your Annual Mammogram? Oct 9, 2014

You may know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month…but did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women? Or that according...

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Survivorship Care Plan Survivorship Care Plans + Coding = Reimbursement Oct 2, 2014

In 2012, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) released their new Cancer Program Standards: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care.

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CoC Source CoC Source Provides Important Reminders Sep 1, 2014

Last month, when I received the August edition of the CoC Source, I came across some very important information to share with my colleagues here...

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Clarifications to CoC Ch. 3 Phase In Standards for 2015 Sep 1, 2014

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) recently communicated clarifications to their 2015 Chapter 3 phase-in standards in two CoC Source special announcements.

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Certified Tumor Registrar Exam Pass or Fail: NCRA Reveals Certified Tumor Registrar Exam Scores Aug 1, 2014

This week, the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) revealed the certified tumor registrar exam scores to the registrars who took the exam last month.

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Collaborative Staging 2016 Changes Impact Collaborative Staging Aug 1, 2014

The New Year always brings change.  

For instance, beginning January 1, 2016, Collaborative Staging will no longer be required for cancer registry data.

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