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Advocating for Equitable Cancer Care: A Call to Establish Comprehensive Survivorship Programming and Enhance Genetic Testing Discussions

Two new measurements have been added to the Health Equity Report Card (HERC)—a tool for improving the quality and equity of cancer care. This expansion is part of ongoing efforts to address the impact of structural and interpersonal racism as a...
22-Feb-2024 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Resource for Selecting Best Treatment Path for Young Children with Cancerous Tumors Published by NCCN

New NCCN Guidelines for Neuroblastoma address the importance and impact of risk stratification for treating one of the more common types of pediatric solid tumors; includes vanguard treatment recommendations involving multimodality treatment for...
7-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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For World Cancer Day, Alliance for Cancer Care Equity Advocates to ‘Close the Care Gap’ as Observance is Honored with Congressional Resolution

For World Cancer Day, February 4th, NCCN, ACS CAN, and NMQF are announcing three key areas of policy focus as part of the Alliance for Cancer Care Equity (ACCE) joint collaboration, including advancing diversity in clinical trials, improving cancer...
1-Feb-2024 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

International Collaboration to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa Updates Resources for Sixth Year

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading academic cancer centers in the United States—is celebrating six years of working alongside the African Cancer Coalition (ACC), the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the...
20-Dec-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NCCN Announces Funding for Research on Multiple Myeloma Treatment

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program selects projects to evaluate the effectiveness of elranatamab in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
19-Dec-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Real World Data Shows Impact of Immunotherapy in Populations Underrepresented in Clinical Trials, According to JNCCN Study

New research results in JNCCN are encouraging regarding the benefit of immunotherapy for treating lung cancer across racial and ethnic groups, but also reinforce need to include more Black and Hispanic people in cancer clinical trials and highlight...
7-Dec-2023 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NCCN Summit Navigates Solutions for Financial and Other Cancer-Related Hardships

NCCN—an alliance of leading cancer centers—hosted a Patient Advocacy Summit to explore the role of navigation throughout the cancer process. A diverse group of subject matter experts addressed the impact patient navigation has on care and how to...
5-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN and SLACOM Host International Symposium to Improve Breast Cancer Care in Latin America

The Latin American and Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) host the Latin American Regional Breast Cancer Summit: Advocating and Implementing Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care for Patients....
30-Nov-2023 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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