National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN)®

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that 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 healthcare delivery system. As the arbiter of 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 healthcare decision-makers.

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.

Who We Are

An alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.

Why We Exist (NCCN Mission)

To improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.

NCCN Vision

To be the world’s leader in defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care.

Please visit www.nccn.org/patients or www.nccn.org for more information.

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Your healthcare team is your best source of information.

Referenced with permission from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. © National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc 2016.  All rights reserved.  Accessed May 24, 2016.  To view the most recent and complete version of the guideline, go online to NCCN.org.  NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK®, NCCN®, NCCN GUIDELINES®, and all other NCCN Content are trademarks owned by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc.

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