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New NCCN Guidelines Debut to Manage Complications and Improve Readiness for Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) published new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, (aka stem cell transplant or bone marrow transplant), with step-by-step...
30-Oct-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Oncology Research Program Supports Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) announces plans to support a phase II randomized trial for lung cancer patients with EGFR mutation or who have never smoked.
28-Oct-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Following NCCN Guidelines for Metastatic Breast Cancer Results in Lower Costs for Patients, According to New Study

Patients pay less out-of-pocket for metastatic breast cancer (MBC) treatment that aligns with recommendations from NCCN Guidelines, according to a new study from the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB),...
9-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study in JNCCN Supports Idea that Higher Patient Volumes are Associated with Longer Survival in Multiple Myeloma

New research in the September 2019 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds that providers with more experience treating people with multiple myeloma have better outcomes than those with more limited experience.
16-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Priorities Should be Paramount when Measuring Quality in Cancer Care According to Panelists at NCCN Policy Summit

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) hosted a policy summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, addressing how to define, measure, and apply quality in cancer care.
12-Sep-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blood Cancer Experts Discuss Latest Treatment Innovations at NCCN 2019 Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™

World-renowned experts on blood cancers are meeting in San Francisco on September 27-28, to learn about new, practice-changing strategies to manage patients with hematologic malignancies, at the NCCN 2019 Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™...
10-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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International Collaboration to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa Announces Management of Most Adult Cancers Covered by NCCN Harmonized Guidelines

A collaborative project from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), the African Cancer Coalition (ACC), the American Cancer Society (ACS), and others to improve cancer outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa enters a new phase in Addis Ababa,...
27-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Updates Spanish Adaptations of NCCN Guidelines to Enable Better Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Spain

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has begun publishing updated versions of cancer care guidelines adapted for Spanish cancer care providers, in collaboration with the Excellence and Quality in Oncology (ECO) Foundation.
20-Aug-2019 7:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers.


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