The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality Cancer Care
June 11, 2010
The 13th annual conference of The National Comprehensive Cancer
Network (NCCN) was held in Hollywood, Florida, from
March 5-9, 2008. Attendees were provided with updates to the organization's Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, protocols that, according to NCCN (a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers), currently cover the management of more than 97% of all cancer patients. Updated treatment guidelines were presented for an array of disease states, including breast cancer, leukemia, colon and rectal cancer, kidney cancer, multiple myeloma, and lung cancer.