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Chemotherapy Drugs from “Rogue” Online Pharmacies Could Endanger Leukemia Patients, Suggests Research in JNCCN

Patients seeking to purchase chemotherapy drugs online face a confusing array of websites, over half of which potentially operate unsafely or illegally, finds a new study in the July 2022 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer...
28-Jul-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NCCN Publishes New Patient Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Emphasizing Annual Mammograms for All Average-Risk Women Over 40

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published new NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis to help people understand their personal risk for breast cancer, when they should begin screening, and how often...
27-Jul-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Shares New Recommendations for Treating Children with Brain Tumors

Newly-published NCCN Guidelines for Pediatric Central Nervous System Cancers synthesize latest evidence to help care teams ensure children with high-grade gliomas have best possible outcomes; available free at NCCN.org.
12-Jul-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Honors Oncology Leaders Promoting Progress in Cancer Care

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

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New Research in JNCCN Encourages Harnessing Health Technology to Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

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

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