NCCN


Also found in: Acronyms.

NCCN

National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
He said that during the event, a specific group of oncology experts will also hold committee meetings to review the prestigious NCCN guidelines on breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, prostrate cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, lymphoma and palliative care to make the guidelines applicable in the MENA region.
A total of 19.6 percent of the population endorsed an overall distress level of 4 or higher on the 10-point DT scale, a distress level identified by the NCCN as indicating a moderate or greater level of distress.
In addition to CLL, it is anticipated that clinical trials at NCCN Member Institutions supported by the grant from GlaxoSmithKline will further evaluate the therapy's effect in various lymphomas, including follicular, mantle cell, diffuse large B cell, and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL).
The following table illustrates some reasons for referring to mental health professionals according to the NCCN Distress Management Guidelines.
Research conducted by the NCCN and others indicates that as early as sixth grade, students may rule out career possibilities they perceive as nonrewarding, even if they have not yet chosen a specific career (2).
Key Cabometyx-related highlights from the updated NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for Kidney Cancer include that Cabometyx is the only preferred tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment option for first-line patients in the poor- and intermediate-risk groups (Category 2A).
DeFrancesco explains that patients completed a family cancer history prior to seeing their physician, and were offered genetic testing if they met NCCN criteria.
The venerable risk classification published by D'Amico et al in 1998, (1) and closely related classifications adopted by the American Urological Association (AUA), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), and the Genitourinary Radiation Oncologists of Canada (CUROC), are no longer sufficient for this task.
The drug has now been approved and is marketed in both the US and Europe and more recently it has been included as a treatment option in the ASCO, NCCN and recently also in the MASCC/ESMO antiemetic guidelines.
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals has formed a research collaboration with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) to expand the company's ongoing clinical research and development of bavituximab for the treatment of a range of tumors.
Most dermatologists (36%) preferred a shave biopsy for lesions suspected of being melanoma, despite guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines that recommend narrow excision biopsy.
Both qualitative and quantitative studies have been done to assess the practice patterns of urologic surgeons for compliance with "best practice" guidelines, such as those established by National Comprehensive Care Network (NCCN), the American Urological Association (AUA), and European Association of Urology (EAU), for early stage bladder cancer.