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Improving the Utility of Value Tools in Cancer Care for Patients

NCCN will host its annual patient advocacy summit on December 9 in Washington, DC to explore gaps in current value tools, as well as patient definitions of value.
30-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria Published for 15 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 35 NCCN Guidelines.
21-Nov-2016 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New NCCN Patient Education Materials Help Patients Combat Nausea and Vomiting; New Patient App Now Available

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NCCN has published NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Nausea and Vomiting, available on NCCN’s new mobile app for patients.
21-Nov-2016 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Opioid Use Drops After Active Treatment, but Most Older Patients with Breast Cancer Continue Treatment for Distress and Anxiety Into Survivorship

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As reported in JNCCN, a recent study from McGill University shows that while opioid use increases during treatment in older patients with breast cancer, most do not continue use into survivorship; however, use of anxiolytics and antidepressants...
21-Nov-2016 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates to Be Integrated Into Cerner’s Electronic Health Record

Providing access to NCCN Templates® through Cerner’s PowerChart Oncology™ will help practitioners make informed treatment decisions based on up-to-date, standard protocols
15-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Distress Screening in Oncology Leads to Better Doctor-Patient Relationships and Improved Outcomes

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As published in JNCCN, a recent project out of Canada shows that programs identifying stress and distress in patients with cancer increase health care professionals’ confidence and awareness of patient-centeredness; outcomes are influenced by...
1-Nov-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New NCCN Patient Resources Assist Decision-Making for People with Stomach Cancer

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NCCN has published new patient education materials for Stomach Cancer; these resources are available to download free of charge at NCCN.org/patients.
4-Oct-2016 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Congress to Explore Complex Issues in Treating Hematologic Malignancies

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The NCCN 11th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™ returns to New York City September 30 – October 1, 2016; registration is still open at NCCN.org/HEM
28-Sep-2016 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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