Do You Know Your Way Through NCRA? Whoa, Whoa, Whoa…

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Whether this is your first time attending the National Cancer Registrar’s Association annual educational conference or your 42nd, each one is so unique based on location, agenda topics, speaker’s, exhibits and workshops! As part of your packing and travel prep, don’t forget to download the conference e-Proceedings at and click on “My Learning Activities” tab. You will need to enter your NCRA login and enter…

Posted on Mar. 29, 2016 in From Our Perspective

What’s Your Cancer Program’s Goal?


Don’t forget each year to have the cancer committee establish, implement and monitor at least one clinical and one programmatic goal for endeavors related to cancer care. Clinical goal: involving the diagnosis, treatment, services, and care of the cancer program’s cancer patients. Programmatic goal: directed toward the scope, coordination, practices, and processes of cancer care at the program.

Posted on Mar. 22, 2016 in From Our Perspective

From Survey Savvy to Survey Suave

Preparing for a Commission on Cancer (CoC) Survey can be an intimidating and frightful event, particularly for those who have never experienced “the visit.” Almost like a myth, the survey stories seem to grow into a more and more intimidating and frightful event than it is truly meant to be. The true purpose of the accreditation or re-accreditation survey is for the surveyor to get a…

Posted on Mar. 21, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Consultant Spotlight: Tracy Loar, CTR

Tracy Loar

Project Manager Tracy Loar, CTR has worked with Registry Partners since April 2013.  She started as a part-time project CTR and transitioned to full time in May, 2014 before becoming a Project Manger in September of last year.  Tracy has worked on various CoC Accredited Cancer Program projects for the last two years and has demonstrated proficiency with various tasks and has displayed dynamic characteristics leading to her…

Posted on Mar. 14, 2016 in Spotlight