NCCN Presents Updates to NCCN Guidelines for Thyroid Carcinoma NCCN
presented new updates to the NCCN
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for Thyroid Carcinoma at the NCCN
14th Annual Conference on March 14. Notable updates include a new page on Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Suppression, the expanded recommendation of small molecule kinase inhibi...
Early Detection Remains Key in Updated NCCN Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer
New updates to the NCCN
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for Ovarian Cancer were presented at the NCCN
14th Annual Conference on March 14. Notable additions to the NCCN
Guidelines are a section on managing allergic reactions to chemotherapy agents and new agents for recurr...
Experts Weigh in on Controversial Issue of Determining Value of Cancer Care at NCCN Conference
A roundtable led by Clifford Goodman, PhD, at the NCCN
14th Annual Conference, presented various views on "Finding and Achieving Value in Cancer Care." The panel of experts tackled the spectrum of issues related to defining value, and the concern that the benefit to patients of some of the latest ...
New NCCN Guidelines for Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma and Updates to NCCN Guidelines for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas NCCN
presented new NCCN
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma as well as important updates to the NCCN
Guidelines for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas at the NCCN
14th Annual Conference. The new NCCN
Guidelines were written to distinguish Primary B-Cell Lymphoma...
Is Smaller Better? Minimally Invasive Oncologic Surgery Options Discussed at NCCN Conference
Minimally-invasive oncologic surgery procedures can be beneficial, but physicians need to be prudent when recommending the option to their patient according to Thomas A. D'Amico, MD, of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. D'Amico detailed the benefits and controversies of minimally...
Is Cancer Community in Alignment About 'Cure' and 'Costs'? NCCN Conference Panel Asks
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 7, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer's two most
compelling words these days are "cure" and "costs," and each holds capacity
to create patient heartache and promise, according to roundtable
participants at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's 13th Annual
NCCN Updates Infection Guidelines to Include Information About H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu)
recently updated the nccn
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for t...out the H1N1 virus, also known as "swine flu." The nccn
Guidelines provide specific recommendations on the...
Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Announces Diagnostic Screening and Clinical Research Collaborations With Response Genetics, Inc.
..., have been shown in multiple studies to have prognostic importance and/or be associated with benefit from specific interventions, as described in the nccn
2009 Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Currently , only a minority of patients with Lung Cancer, especially advanced stage disease, are havin...
NCCN Will Convene National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Care
... in cancer care. This work will culminate with the nccn
National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectivenes...s and efficiency of care for patients with cancer. nccn
recognizes the need for the oncology community to ...nalysis in a policy setting. To address this need, nccn
has convened a group of expert clinicians, methodo...
Amgen Announces KRAS Safety Update to U.S. Prescribing Information for Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab)
...e organization recommended the use of the KRAS biomarker in selecting the appropriate patients for anti-EGFr antibody therapy. In November 2008, the nccn
announced updates to their Guidelines on Colon and Rectal Cancers. The guideline updates included the recommendation that a determination of the KRAS...
Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy NCCN
announces open registration for a west coast session of NCCN
Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology(TM) School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business scheduled for July 9 - 10, 2009 in San Francisco. This new educational offering is designed to give pharmaceutical and biotech p...
Fungitell(R) CE Marked, Referenced in IDSA and NCCN Guidelines and Added to EORTC-MSG Revised Definitions of Invasive Fungal Disease
EAST FALMOUTH, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Associates of Cape Cod,
Inc. (ACC), a leading manufacturer of endotoxin and beta-glucan detection
products, today announced that the Fungitell(R) assay kit, for the
measurement of (1-->3)-beta-D-Glucan, a fungal cell wall component, has
been CE mark...
Genomic Health Announces Publication of a Study Demonstrating the Oncotype DX(R) Breast Cancer Assay Influences Chemotherapy Treatment Recommendation in 44 Percent of Patients Evaluated
...oncerning chemotherapy in 37 patients (44 percent).
Thirty- three patients who would have received a recommendation for
chemotherapy based on the 2007 nccn
guidelines received a recommendation
for hormone therapy alone based on their Oncotype DX Recurrence Score of
less than 18. Conversely, and notably, f...