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COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Now Available

March 27th, 2020|

As coronavirus continues to spread, many people wonder if they should be tested for COVID-19. However, due to a national shortage of testing materials and personnel, health officials are asking people to self evaluate before contacting a healthcare provider seeking testing or treatment. How to Assess Your Symptoms  Family Care Path, co-founded by the [...]

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 23rd, 2020|

Did you know….? Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women.  Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented through screening. The American Cancer Society recommends people at average risk get screened for colorectal cancer starting no later than age 45. Learn your Family’s [...]

What is COVID-19?

March 17th, 2020|

COVID-19 is a new type of virus that can cause mild to severe infections in the lungs. Like other viruses, it can lead to serious infections for people with weakened immune systems.  How does COVID-19 spread?  The coronavirus can spread easily, just like the common cold or flu. It spreads when an infected person [...]

Eliminating Disparities in Health Care

March 10th, 2020|

Health care providers and institutions take an active role in raising awareness about health disparities, identifying at risk populations and addressing barriers to care in their communities. The term health disparities refers to preventable differences in providing health care and access to health care that are experienced among members of different populations.  According to [...]

It’s World Cancer Day – What Will You Do?

February 4th, 2020|

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has been raising worldwide awareness of cancer since 2000.  On February 4 they celebrate World Cancer Day with this year’s theme “I Am and I Will”.   According to UICC, 9.6 million people die each year from cancer making it the second most deadly disease. A number that [...]

2020 CoC Accreditation Standards focus on Patient-centered Cancer Care

December 20th, 2019|

Accreditation of oncology programs is a critical component of achieving quality cancer care. The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) revised standards, titled “Optimal Resources for Cancer Care”,  are effective January 2020.  This update introduces significant change focusing on the provision of high-quality and measurable care.  Role of the CoC The Commission [...]

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