Commission on Cancer to Revise Standards for Cancer Program Accreditation

May 20, 2019 by Elisa Becze BA, ELS, Editor

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), an organizational consortium of which ONS is a governing member, provides standards for cancer programs to follow to achieve a high level of continuous quality improvement. Last updated in 2016, the standards are currently undergoing analysis and revision, and CoC is seeking public comments until June 3, 2019.

According to CoC (, its goals for the 2019 revision are to:

Download the draft standards ( and submit feedback ( for each chapter on CoC’s website.

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