Understanding and Implementing the New CoC Lung Cancer Standards

Recently the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) updated its Quality of Care Measures for CoC-accredited cancer programs to treat patients. In this episode of the STS Webinar Series, an expert panel discusses the rationale behind the revised CoC Standard 5.8, how implementation of the new measures can optimize surgical processes and improve patient outcomes—and how to react when your institution’s performance reports indicate you could do more. 


Linda W. Martin, MD, MPH
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA


Michael A. Archer, DO
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY
Daniel J. Boffa, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Gail E. Darling, MD, FRCSC
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS, Canada
Matthew A. Facktor, MD
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA
Timothy W. Mullett, MD, MBA
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, KY
Nirmal K. Veeramachaneni, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS