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NCCN Senior Director Evelyn Handel Zapata is Named a ‘40 Under 40 in Cancer: Emerging Leader’ for Milestone Work Improving Safe Use of Chemotherapy

Evelyn Handel Zapata, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, Senior Director of Drugs & Biologics Programs at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) was named a 40 Under 40 in Cancer: Emerging Leader; launches new resources for a type of pediatric...
25-Sep-2023 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Latest Blood Cancer Treatment Updates Presented at Annual NCCN Event During Blood Cancer Awareness Month

NCCN 2023 Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies features expert perspectives on developments in blood cancer treatment, including NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) Updates, CAR T-Cell therapy, BTK Inhibitors,...
18-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Recommendations for Addressing Health-Related Social Needs in Cancer Care Introduced at NCCN Policy Summit

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers—presented new recommendations for screening and addressing health-related social needs (HRSN) in people with cancer during a policy summit in Washington,...
12-Sep-2023 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Resource from National Comprehensive Cancer Network Breaks the Silence on Common but Lesser-Known Cause of Cancer Deaths

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Blood Clots and Cancer provides much-needed education about recognizing and preventing the rarely-discussed cancer-associated consequence that is a major cause of death and morbidity
7-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Most Non-English Speakers in the U.S. Are Turned Away Before Their First Cancer Visit According to New Research in JNCCN

New study in JNCCN from the University of Michigan found English speakers who call a hospital general information line were able to get information on next steps to access cancer care 94% of the time, compared to 38% for Spanish speakers and just...
31-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NCCN Announces Funding for Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Projects

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program selects projects focused on reducing gaps in patient care for people with limited-stage (LS) and extensive stage (ES) small cell lung cancer.
28-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP, Named New CEO of National Comprehensive Cancer Network; Robert W. Carlson, MD, Retiring After 10+ Years Leading Global Oncology Nonprofit

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)—a not-for-profit alliance of leading academic cancer centers—announces Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP, as incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing the retiring longtime CEO, Robert W....
23-Aug-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NCCN Releases New Resource to Help Families Understand Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma, Part of Award-Winning Patient Information Series

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) today announces the publication of NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children.
22-Aug-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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