Through funding from EMD Serono, NCCN is instituting a Policy and Advocacy Fellowship designed for implementation of policy programs that will enhance access to and delivery of quality oncology care in the United States and globally.
23-May-2016 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New NCCN Resources for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas Empower Patients to Make Informed Treatment Decisions
NCCN has published new patient education materials for Diffuse Large B-Cell, Follicular, Mantle Cell, and Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas; these resources are available for download free of charge at NCCN.org/patients and print versions may be ordered...
28-Apr-2016 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
For Breast Cancer, When to Screen or Not to Screen? That Is the Question Plaguing the Minds of U.S. Women—and Their Clinicians
Representatives from American Cancer Society, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force deliberated recent controversies in breast cancer screening recommendations.
18-Apr-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
In the Face of Chronic Pain, Clinicians Seek Best Practices for Management While Evading Opioid Abuse
On Saturday, April 2, 2016, during the NCCN 21st Annual Conference, Judith Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discussed best practices in management of chronic pain in people with cancer.
15-Apr-2016 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NCCN 21st Annual Conference Convened Experts in Key Oncology Issues; New and Updated NCCN Guidelines Presented
More than 1,600 oncology professionals attended the NCCN 21st Annual Conference, which featured presentations of the latest developments in the treatment of more than 15 cancer types, as well as expert roundtables and panel discussions.
11-Apr-2016 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NCCN Panel Assesses Health Care Policy Winds in an Election Year: Payment Reform, Data Sharing, and Patient Access
The second roundtable discussion of the NCCN 21st Annual Conference had pundits from both sides of the aisle discuss the stakes in an election year for people with cancer
11-Apr-2016 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NCCN Expert Panel Sets the Record Straight on Palliative Care and its Value in the Cancer Care Continuum
The NCCN 21st Annual Conference kicked off with a look into the world of palliative care, exploring barriers to patient access and means to establish multidisciplinary palliative care teams.
4-Apr-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected Chairman of the NCCN Board of Directors, succeeding Samuel M. Silver, MD, PhD, University of Michigan...
4-Apr-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites