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New Research in JNCCN Touts Ice Chips as a Simple, Inexpensive Way to Reduce a Common Chemotherapy Side Effect

Researchers from Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania find patients who kept ice chips in their mouths during infusion with oxaliplatin reported less trouble eating and drinking than patients who were not exposed to this...
15-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


CAR T as Plan B: A Case Study on the Personal and Systemic Difficulties from Immunotherapy and Other Innovative Cancer Treatments

CAR T-Cell therapy, immunotherapy, and other innovative cancer treatments were the focus of a patient-centered keynote and roundtable discussion at the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference (#NCCNac19)
15-Apr-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CDC Issues Key Clarification on Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

ASCO, ASH, and NCCN receive letter clarifying CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain not meant to limit access to appropriate pain management for individuals with cancer, sickle cell disease
9-Apr-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


NCCN 2019 Annual Conference Addresses How to Improve Cancer Care Worldwide Amid Intersecting Public Health Crises

Oncology professionals from all over the world met in Orlando for the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference to discuss how to better address the needs of people with cancer. Join the conversation online with the hashtag #NCCNac19.
3-Apr-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


National Comprehensive Cancer Network Recognizes Five Individuals for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Cancer Care

NCCN presents awards to Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine; Margaret A. Tempero, MD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Richard Hoppe, MD, Stanford...
2-Apr-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


MD Anderson’s Dr. Ronald Walters Named New Board Chair for National Comprehensive Cancer Network

MD Anderson’s Dr. Ronald Walters elected chair of the Board for National Comprehensive Cancer Network; UW Carbone’s Ruth O’Regan elected Vice-Chair.
28-Mar-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Announces Six Quality Improvement Projects in Gastric Cancer Care Approved for Collaboration with Lilly Oncology

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced six projects that aim to improve the delivery of gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer care in...
20-Mar-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Genomic Testing Associated with Significantly Lower Health Care Costs in High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients, According to Researchers from Duke University

New research from Duke University, published in the March 2019 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, provides evidence that genomic recurrence score (RS) testing using the 21-gene assay is associated with lower costs...
18-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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