Navigation Links
NCCN Will Convene National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Care
Date:7/22/2009

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is developing a methodology for the evaluation and application of the Comparative Effectiveness of health care technologies in cancer care. This work will culminate with the NCCN National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Care to be held in December 2009

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is an alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of care for patients with cancer. NCCN recognizes the need for the oncology community to take the lead in asserting the appropriate application of Comparative Effectiveness analysis in a policy setting. To address this need, NCCN has convened a group of expert clinicians, methodologists, patient advocates, and payors to make recommendations regarding the appropriate use of Comparative Effectiveness in oncology.

"It is past time that expert clinicians who see patients every day and who are dedicated to providing effective and efficient care determine the direction for a process of Comparative Effectiveness that will significantly impact the options available to patients with cancer," says William T. McGivney, Ph.D., CEO of NCCN.

"NCCN believes that the primary objective of Comparative Effectiveness should be to improve patient outcomes while enhancing efficiency. As leaders in guideline development, NCCN has the unique ability to apply our tremendous expertise in collaboration with other constituencies to establish recommendations that clinicians will support," says Al. B. Benson, III, MD, Chairman of the Board of the NCCN, Associate Director for Clinical Investigations, '/>"/>

SOURCE National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses
2. Healthcare Travel Congress 2009: Experts Worldwide Convene in Singapore For Regional Conference on Medical Tourism
3. Key Stakeholders Convene Capitol Hill Symposium To Advance Convergence of Behavioral Economics and Healthcare
4. HealthMedia Convenes Wellness & Prevention Health Leaders at ENGAGE Conference
5. A Call to Action: NGOs Working in Blindness Prevention and Treatment Convene Special Forum to Address Gender and Eye Health
6. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Stakeholders Convene in Washington, DC for Working Meeting
7. ADA Convenes Major Summit on Improving Access to Dental Care
8. World Health Care Congress to convene preeminent leaders for 3 days on rebuilding health care
9. Avon Foundation Convened Breast Cancer Experts in Miami to Address Prevention Strategies at Annual Forum
10. 6th Annual World Health Care Congress to Convene Preeminent Leaders for Three Days on Rebuilding Health Care
11. IOM convenes Feb. 25-27 Summit on Integrative Medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... CanAm Enterprises, LLC (“CanAm”) ... over the past month! I-829 approvals have been granted to investors in four different ... the Kimpton Lafayette Hotel project in Philadelphia, and the Valley Forge Convention Center project ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... It is unique for a ... a tremendous model of care. One that is very hands on and resident oriented, ... of Monarch Landing. “She’s bringing great passion and energy, as well as a strong ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Attorneys representing American families in ... Lawsuit Center. The website now features a page dedicated to news related to pending ... sources. The Talcum Powder Lawsuit News page was launched with eight initial ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... 29, 2015 , ... The Woodlands and Spring Fit Body Boot Camps have ... charitable causes each month. The new system will track each time a client uses ... at each facility, the boot camps will donate 20 cents to a selected charity. ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... One of the world’s ... on the potentially lifesaving impact of removing aluminum from Alzheimer’s disease patients, announced ... proposal is based on a successful pilot study published in The Journal of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:More Than 60 New I-829 Approvals in Less Than 30 days for CanAm 2Health News:More Than 60 New I-829 Approvals in Less Than 30 days for CanAm 3Health News:New Medical Director Readies To Take Reins at Monarch Landing 2Health News:New Medical Director Readies To Take Reins at Monarch Landing 3Health News:National Attorneys Provide Regular Talcum Powder Lawsuit News Updates 2Health News:National Attorneys Provide Regular Talcum Powder Lawsuit News Updates 3Health News:Transforming Texan Lives and Bodies: Woodlands and Spring Fitness Boot Camps Commit to Multiple Charity Donations 2Health News:Transforming Texan Lives and Bodies: Woodlands and Spring Fitness Boot Camps Commit to Multiple Charity Donations 3Health News:Children's Medical Safety Research Institute Announces Innovative Study on Alzheimer’s Treatment Is Subject of Crowd Funding Campaign 2Health News:Children's Medical Safety Research Institute Announces Innovative Study on Alzheimer’s Treatment Is Subject of Crowd Funding Campaign 3
... program to help students ... influenza prevention,- Detailed curriculum teaches students about influenza and empowers them ... health at home and in their community, CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. ... educational program designed to teach students and,their families about the seriousness ...
... Corporate Partnership Award from the Nevada ... Immunization ... Coalitions,(NIC) today honored Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partnership ... Anthem received this award as recognition for its efforts to,help ...
... Barriers around informed consent are impeding lifesaving research, experts ... experts have released new recommendations designed to increase the ... are likely to die without treatment. , U.S. law ... risk and agree to participate before they,re enrolled in ...
... University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have ... which seems to reduce clotting without excessive bleeding, the ... reported in the September issue of Molecular and Cellular ... an enzyme whose inhibition lessened platelet aggregation without abnormal ...
... Association of Heart Failure Nurses in Boston, June ... ... Heart,Failure Nurses (AAHFN) 2008 Annual Meeting "Raising the Bar in Heart,Failure Care" ... cutting-edge cardiovascular research and ways to,improve patient care. The compelling agenda ...
... FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ... PRODUCTS USING NATURAL RUBBER LATEX(NRL), ATLANTA, Sept. ... present its revolutionary Vytex(TM) NRL product at,the Latex and ... "Vytex(TM) Natural Rubber Latex: A Proposed Industry Standard for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Launch of New Educational Campaign, Spread the Word - NOT the Flu!, Aims to Highlight Importance of Influenza Vaccination 2Health News:Launch of New Educational Campaign, Spread the Word - NOT the Flu!, Aims to Highlight Importance of Influenza Vaccination 3Health News:Launch of New Educational Campaign, Spread the Word - NOT the Flu!, Aims to Highlight Importance of Influenza Vaccination 4Health News:Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partnership Plan Wins Nevada Immunization Award 2Health News:Guidelines Seek to Boost Study of Critically Ill 2Health News:Possible safer target for anti-clotting drugs found 2Health News:AAHFN's 2008 Annual Meeting in Boston Will Be 'Raising the Bar in Heart Failure Care' 2Health News:Global Latex Conference to Showcase Vytex(TM) NRL 2
(Date:7/28/2015)... July 28, 2015 A German Diabetes Center ... L. reuteri probiotic enriches human gut microbiota and ... secretion.  The study involved daily administration of Nutraceutix,s ... using the patented BIO- tract ® delivery ... acid on their way to the intestinal tract. ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... , July 28, 2015  PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ... that it has partnered with Dobson Technologies, a ... a Service (IaaS) product. PD-Rx is ... across the United States.  Using Dobson Technologies, IaaS ... and business continuity, ensure regulatory compliance, and reduce ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... , July 28, 2015 At ... Customer Experience Association recognized 15 winners in the ... as applied across multiple vertical markets. ContextMedia:Health ... Deployment Award for its success with its ... ContextMedia:Health, the leading provider of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nutraceutix's L. reuteri Probiotic Clinically Proven to Modulate Gut Insulin Metabolism 2PD-Rx Partners With Dobson Technologies 2ContextMedia:Health Receives Top Award at the ICX Association Excellence Awards 2
... PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2007 - Avid,Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. ... the presentation of the first,results from a ... for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging,of amyloid ... Dr. Christopher Rowe from Austin Hospital of,Melbourne, ...
... Spain, 19 march 2007 - The antidepressant duloxetine, ... non-specific pain,and emotional symptoms associated with depression in ... with at,least moderate pain and major depression. The ... of Psychiatry (AEP),in Madrid, Spain. , Duloxetine, a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Avid Announces Results of AV-1 Molecular Imaging Agent for,Alzheimer's Disease Presented at AD/PD Meeting 2Avid Announces Results of AV-1 Molecular Imaging Agent for,Alzheimer's Disease Presented at AD/PD Meeting 3Avid Announces Results of AV-1 Molecular Imaging Agent for,Alzheimer's Disease Presented at AD/PD Meeting 4In New Study, Duloxetine Reduced Non-specific Pain and Emotional,Symptoms Associated with Depression 2In New Study, Duloxetine Reduced Non-specific Pain and Emotional,Symptoms Associated with Depression 3In New Study, Duloxetine Reduced Non-specific Pain and Emotional,Symptoms Associated with Depression 4In New Study, Duloxetine Reduced Non-specific Pain and Emotional,Symptoms Associated with Depression 5In New Study, Duloxetine Reduced Non-specific Pain and Emotional,Symptoms Associated with Depression 6
Anterior Chamber Needle, 23 g. Angled. 7 mm angled tip. Overall length 23 mm. 5/box....
Hydrodissection / Aspiration Cannula, 25 g. Angled with right hook. 10 mm angled shaft with 2.5 mm right hook tip. Overall length 20 mm. 5/box....
Silicone Capsule Polisher, 27 g. Silicon tip to provide squeegee effect. Overall length 22 mm. 5/box....
Cystotome Curved, Twisted Tip, 27 g. Twisted tip places cutting edge in line with cannula shaft for vertical cuts during capsulotomies. Overall length 14 mm. 5/box....
Medicine Products: