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Payers Weigh the Implications of Multigene Testing Coverage in New UCSF Study

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A recent study from the UCSF Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center identified opportunities to address the barriers to coverage of hereditary cancer panels,...
15-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Treatment Guides from NCCN Help Patients with Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia Make Informed Care Decisions

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NCCN has published the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® and NCCN Quick Guide™ sheet for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia—a rare, but manageable type of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
3-Feb-2017 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN Establishes Second Policy and Advocacy Fellowship

NCCN’s second policy and advocacy fellow will maintain a comprehensive understanding of the oncology policy landscape, contribute to the advancement of NCCN’s policy initiatives, and contribute to the monitoring and awareness of use of NCCN...
26-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN Publishes Patient Education Resources for Gliomas—Its First in a Series on Brain Cancer

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NCCN has published NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Brain Cancer – Gliomas, available today on NCCN.org/patients and NCCN Patient Guides for Cancer mobile app
9-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Improving the Utility of Value Tools in Cancer Care for Patients

NCCN will host its annual patient advocacy summit on December 9 in Washington, DC to explore gaps in current value tools, as well as patient definitions of value.
30-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria Published for 15 Additional Guidelines

NCCN Imaging AUC™ provide a single access point for all oncology imaging recommendations within the NCCN Guidelines®; currently, NCCN Imaging AUC™ are available for 35 NCCN Guidelines.
21-Nov-2016 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New NCCN Patient Education Materials Help Patients Combat Nausea and Vomiting; New Patient App Now Available

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NCCN has published NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Nausea and Vomiting, available on NCCN’s new mobile app for patients.
21-Nov-2016 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Opioid Use Drops After Active Treatment, but Most Older Patients with Breast Cancer Continue Treatment for Distress and Anxiety Into Survivorship

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As reported in JNCCN, a recent study from McGill University shows that while opioid use increases during treatment in older patients with breast cancer, most do not continue use into survivorship; however, use of anxiolytics and antidepressants...
21-Nov-2016 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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