NCCN Annual Report 2013 - page 16

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NCCN18
th
Annual Conference:
Advancing theStandardof Cancer Care™
TheNCCNAnnual Conference attracts registrants from across
theUnitedStates and the globe, including oncologists (in both
community and academic settings), oncology fellows, nurses,
pharmacists, andother health care professionals involved in the
care of patientswith cancer. Respectedopinion leaders present
the latest cancer therapies andprovide updates on selected
NCCNGuidelines, the data uponwhich theNCCNGuidelines are
based, andquality initiatives in oncology. Topics change annually
but continue to focus on themajor cancers and supportive care
areas. TheNCCNAnnual Conference also includes case study
discussion forumswith experts fromNCCNMember Institutions
and roundtable discussions featuring the foremost professionals
from the academic, patient advocacy, government, payer,
industry, andbusiness realms of cancer care.
TheNCCN 18
th
Annual Conference: Advancing theStandard
of Cancer Care™was heldMarch 13 – 17, 2013 and attracted
more than 1,600 registrants. Recordedpresentations of select
sessionswere alsomade available to online learners
through theNCCNContinuingEducation
Portal,
.
NCCN 2013NursingProgram:
AdvancingOncologyNursing™
Thisprogram, designed toprovide theoncology nursewith
comprehensiveandclinically relevant information regarding the
management of patientswithcancer, focusedonhereditary
colorectal cancer,management of chemosensorydysfunction,
management of adverseevents inmetastaticprostatecancer
andmetastaticbreast cancer, risk assessment for VTEand
thromboprophylaxis, andpreventionand treatment of cancer-
related infections. Contentwasoffered througha livemeetingheld
onMarch13, 2013as apre-conferenceprogramof theNCCN
Annual Conferenceandas seriesof sixwebinars held inMay –
June2013. In2013, theNCCNNursingProgramhadmore than
4,000 registrants. Recordedwebcasts from thewebinar series
werealsoavailable through theNCCNContinuingEducationPortal.
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