JNCCN: Mismatch in Breast Cancer Trial Results and Real-World Outcomes Based on Treatment Discontinuation
New population study in JNCCN on adjuvant hormone therapy for breast cancer finds correlation between hot flashes and poorer outcomes—in contrast to clinical trial results; likely due to patients with side-effects ending treatment early.
21-Jun-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
NCCN Policy Summit Speakers Say Flexibility in Supporting and Accommodating Cancer Patients and Caregivers Helps Workplaces Thrive
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) convened an oncology policy summit in Washington D.C. on building a workplace that includes support for people with cancer and their caregivers. The program, which also featured a virtual attendance...
17-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
National Comprehensive Cancer Network honors oncology leaders: Robert Winn, MD, and Shonta Chambers, MSW, named joint Partners in Cancer Care; William Gradishar, MD, named Rodger Winn Award recipient for work on NCCN Guidelines; Hema Sundar, PhD,...
23-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study in JNCCN finds patients with cancer who smoke are more likely to receive evidence-based cessation assistance by using the ELEVATE program, increasing the likelihood of better outcomes.
10-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination from NCCN Recommends Fifth mRNA Shot (Second Booster Dose) for Immunocompromised People
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Advisory Committee on COVID-19 Vaccination and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis provides expert consensus to help guide cancer care providers on latest research, available at NCCN.org/covid-19.
27-Apr-2022 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites
National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program to oversee projects from early-career investigators advancing key areas for study in cancer care and biology, such as novel combination therapy, equitable access to cellular...
25-Apr-2022 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network—a non-profit based in the United States—is providing free patient-tailored cancer treatment guides to help Ukrainians with cancer get the best possible care, available online at NCCN.org/Ukraine.
14-Apr-2022 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Research in the April 2022 issue of JNCCN finds rates of breast cancer survivors receiving annual mammograms dropped 1.5% per year from 2009 to 2016, with largest decrease in survivors under age 50.
6-Apr-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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