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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Working with Health Officials in Bolivia to Improve Cancer Care

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Nonprofit alliance to adapt NCCN Guidelines® for Breast, Cervical, and Rectal Cancer to better meet cancer burden and resource levels in Bolivia. Representatives from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of 28 top academic cancer centers in the United States—meet today with health leaders in The Plurinational State of Bolivia to begin generating cancer treatment recommendations to fit the …

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New Patient Resource from NCCN Clears up Confusion around Highly Common Type of Skin Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Squamous Cell Skin Cancer explains risk factors and treatment options for cancer type that impacts millions every year. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published a new book of patient information that explains prevention, diagnosis and treatment for squamous cell skin cancer—the second-most common skin cancer (after basal cell cancer). Squamous cell and basal …

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Navigating Neuroendocrine Tumors

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients: NET provides background and treatment information for the type of cancer experienced by Aretha Franklin and Steve Jobs The National Comprehensive CancerNetwork® (NCCN®) has published a brand new NCCN Guidelines for Patients focused on neuroendocrine tumors (NET). This cancer type can originate in many different parts of the body, have variable symptoms and require individualized …

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New Guidelines Provide Vital Information for Women Diagnosed with the Most Common Type of Gynecologic Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Uterine Cancer — published during Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month — explains treatment options and raises awareness While the number of deaths from most cancers is on the decline in the United States, it is rising for the most common type of uterine cancer—endometrial cancer. The newest NCCN Guidelines for Patients® focuses on uterine cancers (endometrial cancer …

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Breast Cancer Survivors Aren’t Getting Recommended Number of Mammograms Post-Surgery, Study Finds

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

A new study in JNCCN finds that, contrary to screening recommendations, mammography rates decline over time as women get further out from their breast cancer diagnosis; African-American women in particular were less likely to receive the recommended amount of screening. Breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended level of screening, post-surgery, according to a newly-published study in JNCCN – Journal …

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Testicular Cancer Survivors Need Adequate Screening for Long Term Heart Disease Risks

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Largest study to date addressing the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities in testicular cancer survivors who received prior chemotherapy publishes findings in the latest issue of JNCCN Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in young men and the great majority of patients are cured of their disease[1], but a newly-published study shows many remain at risk for later complications from …

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NCCN Guidelines to be Integrated into the Evinance Decision Support Platform

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Integration of the NCCN Content into the Evinance Decision Support Platform will provide clinicians with access to the latest evidence-based treatment information at the point of care. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is collaborating with Evinance to integrate the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) into the Evinance Decision Support Platform to allow for point-of-care access to …