guidelines

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about acute myeloid leukemia.

    Go to full document published by the NCCN.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Kidney Cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Liver Cancer.

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    Go to full document published by the NCCN.

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from The ASCO Post curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently made key updates to its clinical practice guidelines. This news story provides a summary of the updates.

    Go to full news story published by The ASCO Post.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from the Journal of Clinical Oncology curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    There has been confusion about how to conduct follow-up for a patient with lung cancer who has received therapy intended to cure. This new guideline intends to clarify best practice.

    Go to full paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD:

    The National Cancer Institute has put together this useful guide to pancreatic cancer for patients and caregivers. (Click here for a different version for health professionals.)

  •   Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    Excerpt:

    The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

    ” ‘Unfortunately, insurance companies pay attention to these guidelines,’ said Dr. Peter Beitsch, co-author of the study and a cancer surgeon practicing in Texas. Insurance companies and other payers reimburse genetic testing — or not — based on the guidelines.”

    Go to full article published by CNN on Dec 12, 2018.

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  •   Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    Excerpt:

    “Clinical trials of new anti-cancer therapies have often excluded patients whose disease has spread to the brain or central nervous system (CNS) or, if such patients were allowed on trial, trials have often failed to clearly capture information on the drug’s effect in the brain. Today new guidelines from an international, multidisciplinary group published in the journal Lancet Oncology describe how to most appropriately address cancer patients with CNS involvement within clinical trials of anti-cancer drugs.”

    Go to full article published by ScienceDaily on Dec 30, 2017.

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