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About National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so 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.
By defining and advancing 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 around the world. World-renowned experts from NCCN Member Institutions diagnose and treat patients with a broad spectrum of cancers and are recognized for dealing with complex, aggressive, or rare cancers. NCCN Member Institutions pioneered the concept of the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care and conduct innovative research that contributes significantly to understanding, diagnosing, and treating cancer. NCCN programs offer access to expert physicians, superior treatment, and quality and safety initiatives that continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care globally.
NCCN 20th Anniversary Video - Improving Cancer Care Together
January 31, 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; originally announced as an alliance of 13 leading cancer centers in 1995, NCCN has grown to a network of 26 academic cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
Featuring past and present leadership, this video describes the groundbreaking accomplishments of NCCN over the past two decades that have improved the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
134 articles about National Comprehensive Cancer Network
New Information from NCCN on Overcoming Challenges for People with Head and Neck Cancers
Newly-completed series of patient guidelines from National Comprehensive Cancer Network shares expert advice with patients and caregivers on treatment and prevention for most common head and neck cancers.
NCCN Foundation Awards Leading Young Investigators Advancing Cancer Research for Adults and Children
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation's annual Young Investigator Awards granted to top early-career researchers from leading cancer centers seeking tomorrow's cures
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference Sessions Now Free Online
The NCCN 2020 Annual Conference providing the latest updates on cancer treatment recommendations was initially postponed due to COVID-19.
Alleviating Confusion around Pain Management Recommendations
New information from NCCN, ASCO, ASH, CDC, FDA, and others seeks to provide clear guidance on how to optimally manage cancer-related pain without exacerbating the ongoing opioid crisis--published jointly in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and JCO Oncology Practice.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Announces Addition of UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles- and Dallas-based cancer centers join alliance of leading medical institutions that create guidelines which define optimal cancer management in the U.S. and globally
NCCN Updates Professional Guidelines Recommending Biomarker Testing for Unfavorable Intermediate and High-Risk Patients with Prostate CancerProlaris One of Only Two Prognostic Tests Recommended for Expanded Indications
Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced that the National Comprehensive Cancer Network updated its professional guidelines for prostate cancer to recommend biomarker-based testing for men with unfavorable intermediate and high-risk disease.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Releases Recommendations for Standardizing Quality Measurements in Oncology
NCCN Quality and Outcomes Committee's endorsements of impactful and feasible quality and outcomes measures offer opportunities to advance the quality of cancer care in America
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Postpones 2020 Annual Conference, Citing Precautions against Potential Patient Exposure to COVID-19
Annual gathering of leading oncology professionals to discuss latest cancer research and guidelines postponed out of concern for vulnerable populations.
NCCN and AstraZeneca Announce Projects to Explore Quality Improvements in Lung Cancer
NCCN Oncology Research Program to oversee projects to improve patient care and outcomes in advanced lung cancer
NCCN 2020 Annual Conference to Examine Advances in Cancer Care and Emerging Issues in Oncology
NCCN celebrates 25th anniversary year; shares updates from oncology experts on leading-edge cancer management practices during NCCN 2020 Annual Conference in Orlando #NCCN2020
Researchers Surprised by High Levels of Alcohol Consumption among Cancer Survivors
First-ever large study on drinking habits of cancer survivors--published in JNCCN--finds more than a third exceed moderate drinking levels, one in five engage in binge drinking [08-January-2020] PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New research in the January 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network uses data from
Closing Gaps in Perspective of Value between Cancer Patients and their Health Care Providers
NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit examines the patient perspective on delivering value and high-quality care in order to promote more patient-centric cancer care and improve quality-of-life for people with cancer #NCCNPolicy
NCCN Announces Projects Funded for Metastatic Breast Cancer Grant Program, in Collaboration with Pfizer
The NCCN Oncology Research Program will oversee academic/community projects that explore how different health systems can work together to enhance treatment quality for advanced breast cancer patients.
IBM, American Cancer Society, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Clinton Health Access Initiative, and African Cancer Coalition Establish New Alliance to Help Fight Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa
Allied Against Cancer will work to improve access to high-quality cancer treatment
New NCCN Guidelines Debut to Manage Complications and Improve Readiness for Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
National Comprehensive Cancer Network expands resources to meet growing utilization of cell-based cancer treatments
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Oncology Research Program Supports Clinical Trial for Lung Cancer
Phase II randomized trial led by investigators at Fox Chase Cancer Center will look at chemotherapy combinations for people with stage IV non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer with EGFR mutation or who never smoked
Flatiron Health Announces Clinical Decision Support Application Through Epic’s App Orchard
Flatiron Assist™ to Integrate Clinical Decision Support Tools Within Oncology Workflows
Following NCCN Guidelines for Metastatic Breast Cancer Results in Lower Costs for Patients, According to New Study
Research from the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB finds patients treated outside of NCCN Guidelines recommendations had significantly higher direct costs
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®, the African Cancer Coalition, the American Cancer Society, and others to improve cancer outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa enters a new phase in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
NCCN Updates Spanish Adaptations of NCCN Guidelines to Enable Better Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Spain
New and improved mobile app and upcoming NCCN Global Academy event reflect the organization's efforts to increase worldwide access to NCCN resources. #NCCNGlobal