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CoC advocacy group approved


The Executive Committee of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) approved the formation of a full Committee on Advocacy to address legislative and regulatory issues that impact cancer care. The CoC Executive Committee will approve the slate of Committee leaders at its meeting on Oct. 6. Active members of the Member Organization Steering Committee’s Advocacy Subcommittee will continue their ongoing work as full Advocacy Committee members.

During the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Washington, DC, the CoC will host a legislative briefing, Commission on Cancer: Ensuring High-Quality, Patient-Centered Cancer Care, Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 3:00-4:30 pm, at 2325 Rayburn House Office Building, A reception will follow at 5:00-6:30 pm. Space is limited. For more information and to reserve a place at the briefing, contact Kristin McDonald at 202-337-2701 or

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