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It’s That Time of the Year…Safe Travel Tips

All of us at Registry Partners wish our team members, clients, and friends a happy, healthy, and safe summer.  Whether traveling alone, with family or a large group, we thought we would share some helpful safety tips for all.  Take a few minutes to read over this safety tip list, enjoy your trip and come home to tell us all about your fun and adventure! Don’t…

Posted on Jul. 7, 2015 in From Our Perspective

NAACCR Webinar Series “Cancer Survivorship”

We are pleased to announce the NAACCR Webinar Series “Cancer Survivorship” with guest presenter Lisa Landvogt, BA, CTR, Accreditation Services Director for Registry Partners Incorporated on Thursday, July 9, 2015 LIVE from 9 am to 12 pm Eastern Time or LIVE 2 pm to 5 pm.  This webinar is also being recorded for future educational opportunities.  Contact naaccr.org for further details.

Posted on Jul. 7, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Part Two: “Many CTRs did not attend NCRA. Can you provide brief bullet points of what your consultants learned?”

Designing an Effective Cancer Committee Recruit key physicians Define the committee roles Develop an annual cancer program plan Create a cancer committee agenda guide Ensure your physicians have buy-in and mentoring so they remain involved in the committee functions   It’s the Little Things: Improve Upon Your Abstracting Habits     Don’t multitask Don’t trust your memory. Use your manuals Make a to do list daily Process: text,…

Posted on Jul. 6, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Part One: “Many CTRs did not attend NCRA. Can you provide brief bullet points of what your consultants learned?”

A Registrar’s Guide to Chapter 1 of   AJCC, 7th edition Clinical Staging is related to a time frame (within 4 months after date of diagnosis or from time of diagnosis until first treatment whichever is shorter) Central registries requires pathologic exam of one lymph node to assign a pN. Assign X when: Unknown to physician Not unknown to one physician but known to other physicians Not…

Posted on Jul. 6, 2015 in From Our Perspective