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NCCN Awards Grants to Investigators at Member Institutions to Study Osimertinib in Lung Cancer

These studies were funded through a collaboration with AstraZeneca to evaluate the effectiveness of osimertinib in EGFRm+ non-small cell lung cancer
25-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN and Pfizer Address Quality Improvement in Breast Cancer through Clinical Pathways

NCCN and Pfizer seek grant proposals for use of clinical care pathways aimed at quality improvement along the continuum of care for patients with breast cancer.
19-May-2017 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Evidence That It Benefits Patients with Cancer, Study Finds Most Oncologists Don’t Discuss Exercise with Patients

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As published in JNCCN – Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a Gundersen Health System study found that most patients look for guidance on physical activity during cancer care, but oncologists do not feel equipped to give...
11-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Oncology Nursing, One Small Change Can Potentially Prevent Deadly Medical Error in Thousands of Patients

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This week at the ONS 42nd Annual Congress, experts from The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins present results of a patient safety initiative to administer vincristine via IV mini-bag, rather than syringe, echoing NCCN’s...
1-May-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nine New Disease Sites Added to the NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium™

The NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium™, launched in March 2017, provides a single access point for radiation therapy recommendations within 33 NCCN Guidelines®.
19-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Survey Reveals Oncology’s Concerns About Financial Distress, Patient Access to Care

Oncology community professionals are concerned about the ability of their patients to access cancer screening and treatment under the proposed American Health Care Act, according to a survey conducted March 23–25, 2017 at the National...
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Oncologists Jumping the Gun with the 21-Gene Assay?

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University of Colorado Cancer Center Study uncovers discrepant decision-making for use of 21-gene assay in women with cancer: • Testing occurs in high-risk population, despite current evidence • Non-concordance with NCCN Guidelines®...
13-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria Published for 13 Additional Guidelines

NCCN Imaging AUC™ provide a single access point for all oncology imaging recommendations within the NCCN Guidelines®; currently, NCCN Imaging AUC™ are available for 48 NCCN Guidelines.
3-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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