Number 1 / February 2014

Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

The mission of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, an official publication of ONS, is to publish clinically relevant, evidence-based content for oncology nurses in diverse roles and practice settings to use when caring for those affected by cancer.

Journal Editor Ellen Carr, PhD, RN, AOCN®

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February 2014
Vol. 18, No. 1

Supplement, February 2014, Program Standards

The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) accredits cancer programs throughout the United States. Currently, approximately 1,500 programs are treating 70% of all newly diagnosed patients with cancer. In 2012, the CoC released new standards, Cancer Program Standards 2012 Version 1.2: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care. Most of the newer standards will be required by 2015 for accreditation or reaccreditation. Meeting these standards is meant as a measure to reflect the quality cancer care that is being delivered within the program.

Current Issue: February 2014 Vol. 18, No. 1