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Coverage from the

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Annual Meeting

March 21 - 23, 2019; Orlando, Florida

March 21 - 23, 2019 Orlando, Florida
  • NCCN 2019 In Africa, US Cancer Guidelines Are 'Harmonized' to Locale The well-regarded National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines are being adapted for regional use in Africa, but the high cost of cancer drugs is a problem.
  • NCCN 2019 ER Doc Survives Cancer, Now Must Survive ER A Florida-based ER physician with an aggressive lymphoma underwent a 'miracle' treatment but now has a weakened immune system. Back at work, now he has to survive the ER and its germs.

Conference News

Popular News from NCCN 2018

  • Insurance Exec to Oncologists: Take Financial Toxicity Vow Insurance Exec to Oncologists: Take Financial Toxicity Vow The runaway cost of cancer care could be partly addressed by oncologists' appreciating financial toxicity as much as actual treatment toxicity, said a presenter at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network annual meeting
  • 'Big Deal': NCCN Guide for Immunotherapy Adverse Events 'Big Deal': NCCN Guide for Immunotherapy Adverse Events Some of the side effects of immunotherapies for cancer become very serious, very fast. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) now has an easy-to-use guideline for that.
  • NCCN: Screen for Liver Cancer in Patients at Risk NCCN: Screen for Liver Cancer in Patients at Risk Hepatocellular carcinoma is a 'bad actor' with a growing death toll in the United States and Europe; when possible, patients with risk factors should be screened.

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