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Create Your Dream Job

Published on May 9, 2015 By Michele

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Lots of people look for their dream job in Cancer Registry, but few ever define what that dream job really is.  Often a person’s idea of a dream job is based on their desires, or even fantasies, instead of what is realistic. So, first, let’s look at what a dream job is not a job that: […]

Ethics and rapid changes in healthcare

Published on July 14, 2012 By Michele

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Medical advances are changing so rapidly it is hard to keep up.  Cancer registrars see how this impacts cancer care on a daily basis.  But, along with this comes ethics and legal considerations, in addition to protecting the patient’s rights and delivering the best possible care.  This has all been summarized quite well in an […]

About Cancer Program Accreditation

Published on June 6, 2011 By Michele

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What is cancer program accreditation?  Accredited programs may be found in hospitals, treatment centers and other facilities that diagnose, treat and care for cancer patients.  Accreditation is awarded by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) to facilities and programs that promote multidisciplinary consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and other cancer specialists. […]