ACCC's Prostate Cancer Best Practices Project is a resource for community cancer programs to help develop prostate-specific cancer services in their home communities.
Guide to Best Practices in a Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Program
This document is designed to assist community centers by outlining the process and structures that successful community-based prostate-specific cancer programs throughout the U.S. have used to initiate and grow their prostate cancer programs. It serves as a resource for community programs in identifying the need for prostate-specific care in their communities, opening lines of communication among providers, developing a collaborative team approach to care, and providing guidance in planning and implementing a successful multidisciplinary prostate cancer program.
The Journal of the Association of Community Cancer Centers
September/October 2009 Vol. 24 No. 5
- Highlights from ACCC's Guide to Best Practices in a Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Program
- 5 Model Programs Demonstrate Best Practices including:
- Using a clinical navigator as a"neutral" third party
- Bringing key stakeholders to the table
- Improving communication among specialties
- Plus, treatment decision-making tools, case studies, quality indicators, clinical pathways