NCCN Academy for Excellence and Leadership in Oncology™
Educational Events & Programs
NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™
School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business
Entry-Level Module or Experienced Module
This module can include customized disease-state training at an entry or experienced level.
This module provides an overview of clinical oncology and may include the following topics:
- Main classifications of cancer, principles of oncogenesis, histology, diagnosis, grading and staging, predictive and prognostic factors, local and systemic treatment, and supportive care
- Major diagnostic strategies and treatment modalities and their coordination in multidisciplinary care for optimal control of disease
- The relative toxicity of a regimen that is tolerated in the context of therapeutic index, as related to the different goals of care at various intervals in the disease trajectory
- The transition from active treatment to palliative care as a continuing process.