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Now Available on JNCCN.org: Highlights of the NCCN 17th Annual Conference

The "Highlights of the NCCN 17th Annual Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines & Quality Cancer Care™" are now available on JNCCN.org. These Highlights provide a synopsis of the proceedings of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's® (NCCN®) annual flagship event, held March 14–18, 2012, at The Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida. The latest updates in clinical practice decision-making in cancer care were presented. Presentations included the new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Lung Cancer Screening and updates to the NCCN Guidelines® for Melanoma and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas, among many others. Other features include two roundtable discussions, the first, moderated by ABC News veteran and anchor Sam Donaldson, entitled, "Cancer and Corporate America: Business as Usual?," and the second, moderated by Clifford Goodman, PhD, of The Lewin Group, entitled, "Optimal Care for Patients: Who Decides?" Both roundtables addressed a range of issues in current cancer care, with panels representing clinicians, patients, and leaders from business and industry. Visit JNCCN.org to view summaries of the most pertinent and significant presentations on the newest developments in oncology.