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February is National Cancer Prevention Month!

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) making healthy lifestyle choices can lower your risk of cancer!     “AICR’s Three Guidelines for Cancer Prevention can help you focus on what’s most important. Choose mostly plant foods, limit red meat and avoid processed meat. Be physically active every day in any way for 30 minutes or more. Aim to be a healthy weight throughout…

Posted on Feb. 24, 2016 in From Our Perspective

ACE is the Place!

ACE Objectives • Promote excellence and enhance skills in leadership in business and clinical management aspects of cancer care • Provide a forum for dialogue on cancer program development challenges and opportunities • Disseminate emerging, innovative oncology management best practices among the national cancer care community • Optimize the value of networking and support   I recently had the pleasure of exhibiting, participating and presenting at…

Posted on Feb. 24, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Career Paths in Cancer Registry

I have been a cancer registrar since 1983 and at that time, I chose this career because I wanted a challenging job and work part-time. It was the perfect match for me. I was able to combine my clinical knowledge with quality management experience and a passion to fight the war on cancer. Working in a community hospital was a great opportunity to learn new skills…

Posted on Feb. 1, 2016 in Recruitment