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2010 ASCO Poster Presentations Highlight NCCN Research

By Megan Martin, Communications Manager

The recent ASCO Annual Meeting featured several poster presentations submitted and authored by members of NCCN staff. Topics ranged from the utilization of specific therapies and concordance to the NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), to clinical trials operations in academic medical centers as well as fellows’ interest in clinical research.  The studies presented at ASCO represent just a small amount of the research occurring at NCCN and NCCN Member Institutions designed to improve outcomes for all patients with cancer. Click on the links below to access the abstract for each poster.

NCCN Poster Presentations:

Concordance to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) clinical practice guideline (GL) drug therapy recommendations for metastatic breast cancer: An analysis from the commercial managed care claims database PharMetrics (PM)
– Presented by Eva Lepisto, MSc, Vice President, Technology & Research Development

Concordance to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) clinical practice guidelines (GL) for imaging work-up of patients with metastatic breast cancer: An analysis from the commercial managed care claims PharMetrics (PM) and SEER Medicare (SM) databases
– Presented by Jonathan Vandergrift, MS, Senior Analyst

First-line systemic therapy in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (mNSCLC) patients treated at National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) institutions: An analysis from the NCCN Oncology Outcomes Database Project
– Presented by Jonathan Vandergrift, MS, Senior Analyst

The 2008 National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Research Benchmarking Survey (RBS): Clinical trials (CTs) operations in the academic center
– Presented by Stephen Sherman, Program Manager, Best Practices

Fellowship characteristics associated with fellows' interest in pursuing clinical research: A National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) survey
– Presented by Kristie Minogue, Program Coordinator, Best Practices

Utilization of adjuvant therapy among completely resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Outcomes Database Project
– Presented by Carrie Zornosa, MSPH, Project Manager, Oncology Outcomes Database