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2020 Standards and Resources

Implementation Timelines

In most cases, programs have been required to implement the 2020 Standards as of January 1, 2020. The 2020 Standards were last updated in September 2023. More information on implementation timelines for specific standards may be found here.

Operative Standards

The 2020 Standards include six new operative standards. Standards 5.3 through 5.8 were developed from standards described inOperative Standards for Cancer Surgery Volumes I & II (OSCS).

Questions Regarding Optimal Resources for Cancer Care (2020 Standards)

is an interactive, virtual bulletin board for constituents to ask questions and search topics and is designed as an open forum for networking and discussion of the accreditation standards, cancer data collection and cancer staging, and other relevant topics. Users must complete a one-time registration where they will create a username and password to access the forum.