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Association of Community Cancer Centers Announces Findings of National Initiative to Support Quality Care for Stage III and IV NSCLC

November 02, 2021

The Association of Community Cancer Centers in collaboration with AstraZeneca, a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company, has announced the findings of a national quality care initiative for patients with stage III and stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.

Association of Community Cancer Centers Announces Annual Innovator Award Winners

October 25, 2021

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) today announced the winning programs for its eleventh annual ACCC Innovator Awards, spotlighting forward-thinking cancer care programs tackling challenges ranging from financial toxicity to telehealth advancements.

Association of Community Cancer Centers Releases Five Abstracts at ASCO Quality Care Symposium

October 06, 2021

The Association of Community Cancer Centers today announced the release of five abstracts at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium, which is being held September 24 and 25 in Boston and virtually, addressing current disparities in comprehensive cancer care and tools to overcome barriers.

Association Of Community Cancer Centers Launches Institute To Diversify Cancer Clinical Trials

June 04, 2021

The Association of Community Cancer Centers today announced the launch of the ACCC Community Oncology Research Institute, building on its existing mission to close the gap in cancer research through optimal community oncology partnerships.

ASCO-ACCC Piloting Test Tools to Diversify Cancer Clinical Trials

May 04, 2021

The American Society of Clinical Oncology and Association of Community Cancer Centers announced plans to test a research site assessment tool and implicit bias training program, both of which are designed to address one of the barriers to clinical trials participation: trials not routinely offered by clinicians to eligible patients.

Oyer Underscores Importance of Innovation and Collaboration in Cancer Care

September 25, 2020

Randall A. Oyer, MD, shares key highlights from the Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference, the future of virtual meetings in light of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, and innovative efforts dedicated to improving cancer care.

ACCC Quality Improvement Workshops Address the Need for Improved Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care

February 05, 2020

The Association of Community Cancer Centers is pleased to announce that its Multidisciplinary Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care education project is conducting a series of quality improvement workshops to promote the optimal care and management of patients diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Association of Community Cancer Centers Honors Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, With Clinical Research Award

November 14, 2019

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 2019 Clinical Research Award was presented to Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program, and Professor, Hematology and Oncology, UNC, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The award was presented during the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Association of Community Cancer Centers Presents David King Community Clinical Scientist Award to Paul D. Hansen, MD, FACS

November 08, 2019

The ACCC David King Community Clinical Scientist Award was awarded to Paul D. Hansen, MD, FACS, a pioneering leader in research on minimally invasive approaches to major liver and pancreas surgery and the promise these techniques hold for improving the quality of care, the patient experience, and potentially reducing healthcare costs.

Association of Community Cancer Centers Honors Seven Cancer Programs with Innovator Awards at 36th National Oncology Conference

November 05, 2019

The Association of Community Cancer Centers honored the recipients of 2019 ACCC Innovator Awards at the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference in Orlando, Florida, where this year’s honorees shared innovative strategies and lessons learned from their own experience to enable others to model and scale similar initiatives.

Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, Becomes ACCC President 2019-2020

March 27, 2019

Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, was named 2019-2020 President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers during its 45th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit on March 22, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

ACCC 2018 Survey Finds Multiple Barriers to Cancer Program Growth

January 17, 2019

The Association of Community Cancer Centers ninth annual Trending Now in Cancer Care survey reveals how cancer programs across the country are being impacted by pressure from turbulence in multiple sectors: payers, government, and industry.