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National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Quality of Cancer Care 

Date of Publication:
MAY 2009
Associated Project:
Cancer Care Phase I-II
The report details 19 standardized performance measures for gauging the quality of cancer care in the areas of breast cancer, colorectal cancer and symptom management, and end-of-life care. The measures will facilitate the comparison of cancer care providers for purposes of accountability, quality improvement, and surveillance, and can be used by consumers, providers, federal and private purchasers, and researchers, among others.