New Standards: Nutrition as a Key Part of Cancer Care

12/06/2019 - The Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons, recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and interdisciplinary patient-centered care.

In 2019, the CoC recognized and developed oncology nutrition services standards, noting that "Oncology nutrition services are provided, on-site or by referral, by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist" for compliance of accredited cancer programs.