2013 NCCN Annual Conference

issues in oncology

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients Available for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), with support from the NCCN Foundation and the LIVESTRONG Foundation and through collaboration with Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance (Cri...

solid tumors
hepatobiliary cancer

Medical Oncologists Underestimate Resectability of Liver Metastases 

Medical oncologists are apt to underestimate the resectability of liver metastases in patients with colorectal cancer and therefore often fail to refer potential surgical candidates for surgical consu...

gynecologic cancers
lymphoma
issues in oncology

Guideline Adherence and Geriatric Assessment Studies among NCCN Scientific Posters of Interest 

For the first time at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Annual Conference, scientific posters were included as part of the program. The ASCO Post captured some of the most interesting f...

Multiple Myeloma

Promising Compounds in Development for Multiple Myeloma

The term “novel agents” has been used for the past decade to describe proteasome inhibitors and immunomodulatory drugs that are now conventionally used for multiple myeloma. However, even newer agents...

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