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Valerie Vesich, RHIA, CTR, is the manager of education for CHAMPS Oncology. In her role, she coordinates the educational and training needs for the CHAMPS Oncology team. These needs include guiding individuals seeking their certified tumor registrar (CTR®) credential, mentoring new CTRs and delivering continuing education webinars. She truly enjoys empowering cancer registrars to take on new responsibilities in order to embrace the ever-changing cancer registry field. 

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ACS Conference Key Takeaways: The Survivorship Care Plan

12/11/2017  -  Comments (0)  -   Posted By Valerie Vesich

Today, as a final installment in this series, I will focus on the survivorship care plan – which was a huge topic of discussion at this meeting. Specifically…

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ACS Conference Key Takeaways: Staging in the Age of Personalized Medicine

11/3/2017  -  Comments (0)  -   Posted By Valerie Vesich

As a third post in this series, I thought I would devote a few paragraphs to the topic of staging in the age of personalized medicine - a buzz word I heard often as I mingled with other attendees at the conference.

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ACS Conference Key Takeaways: Changes to CoC Standards

10/12/2017  -  Comments (0)  -   Posted By Valerie Vesich

There were many important topics discussed at this conference and Commission on Cancer (CoC) Standards – specifically changes to CoC Standards - was another important topic of conversation.

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ACS Conference Key Takeaways: AJCC 8th Edition

9/22/2017  -  Comments (0)  -   Posted By Valerie Vesich

The AJCC has announced that it has been working closely with all of its member organizations throughout the development of its recently published AJCC 8th Edition Cancer Staging Manual.

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Two Key Changes to the RQRS

6/1/2017  -  Comments (0)  -   Posted By Valerie Vesich

The RQRS has been available to all CoC-accredited cancer programs since September 2011, but recently changes have been announced regarding the system.

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