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Latino Men are Much Less Likely to Receive Optimal Treatment for High Risk Prostate Cancer than White Men, According to New Research in JNCCN

New research published in JNCCN-Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network found Latino men were 21% less likely to receive definitive treatment compared to non-Latino white men, with significant differences for younger patients, the...
14-Nov-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Precision Medicine Leader Syapse to Utilize NCCN Biomarkers Compendium for Clinical Care

New agreement between National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Syapse will augment health information technology around precision medicine and biomarkers in cancer care
1-Nov-2018 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Awarded $2 Million in Research Funding from Taiho Oncology to Study Trifluridine and Tipiracil in Various Cancers

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program received a grant to investigate effectiveness of trifluridine and tipiracil for treatment of people with colorectal, gastric, and other cancers
22-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Updated Breast Cancer Resources and Events from NCCN Keep Patients and Doctors Worldwide Informed during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

NCCN publishes updated patient and clinical guidelines for breast cancer in conjunction with free webinars. New NCCN Harmonized Guidelines for the Caribbean released for breast cancer and other types. Global Summit on International Breast Health and...
15-Oct-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Navigating Neuroendocrine Tumors

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients: NET provides background and treatment information for neuroendocrine tumors, the type of cancer experienced by Aretha Franklin and Steve Jobs
9-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Moves Global Headquarters to Plymouth Meeting, PA

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) moves into new global headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, PA, in the Greater Philadelphia area, less than three hour's drive from Washington, D.C., New York City, and Princeton, NJ.
26-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Benchmarking Tool for Measuring Development and Organization of Integrated Practice Units Published in JNCCN

Researchers from Netherlands Cancer Institute recommend qualitative and quantitative measurements that can lead to more successfully coordinated cancer care, finds need for better organization around the integration of care, according to article in...
17-Sep-2018 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCCN Summit Explores How Current Health Policies Help and/or Hinder the Coordination of High-Quality Cancer Care Delivery in the U.S.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network convenes Policy Summit to address changing care paradigms, and the impact across the cancer care continuum
13-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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