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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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Maintaining Full Doses of Chemotherapy Can Be Key for Breast Cancer Survival, According to New Research in JNCCN

Study in JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, finds early dose reduction of adjuvant FEC-D chemotherapy negatively impacts overall survival rates for women with intermediate- or high-risk breast cancer.
19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New NCCN Guidelines Are First to Address Small Intestine Cancers; Updates Highlight Developments in Genetic Testing and Hereditary Risk for Colon and Other Intestinal Cancers

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) publishes new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma (SBA). Updated NCCN Guidelines for Genetic/Familial Risk Assessment: Colorectal...
1-Aug-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Find Simple Way to Predict and Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots in Patients Treated for Multiple Myeloma

New research in JNCCN from the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) within the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium—part of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance—identifies a simple way to help cancer doctors...
18-Jul-2019 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Convenes Summit to Address Evolving Role of State Health Policy in Cancer Care

NCCN Policy Summit: The State of Cancer Care in America: The Impact of State Policy on Access to High Quality Cancer Care looks at federal waivers, shifting regulatory authority, and other ways that state policy is having a growing impact on access...
27-Jun-2019 2:00 PM 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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