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NCCN Global


To further advance NCCN’s mission to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives, NCCN is devoted to be the world's leader in defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care globally.

The global influence and demand for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) is ever increasing. Today, nearly half of all registered users of the NCCN Guidelines® on NCCN.org report that they lived outside the United States.  In order to increase the global access to high quality, high value cancer care, NCCN has developed strategic global initiatives, which include:

NCCN Corporate Council: Global Membership – NCCN offers the opportunity for industry supporters to expand to a Global Corporate Council membership. Learn more

Translation of NCCN Content – NCCN offers the opportunity to support translation, maintenance of translations, and/or distribution of NCCN Content globally, including the NCCN Guidelines, the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®, and/or the NCCN Framework for Resource Stratification of NCCN Guidelines (NCCN Framework™).  Currently, there are 66 translations available on NCCN.org. Learn more

Global Outreach and Guidelines Adaptations – NCCN works in collaboration with third party organizations across the globe to present the NCCN Guidelines and derivative products to international audiences of clinicians and other medical professionals. Demonstrating the continued global influence and demand for the NCCN Guidelines, NCCN faculty has traveled to Argentina, Brazil, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, and the United Arab Emirates to discuss NCCN Guidelines. There are currently 16 regional NCCN Guidelines adaptions and consensus statements published on NCCN.org. Learn more

NCCN has presented the NCCN Guidelines and supporting data at interactive educational programs in:

NCCN Framework for Resource Stratification of NCCN Guidelines (NCCN Framework™) The NCCN Framework™ guides evidence-based adaptation to available clinical treatment resources. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) are used widely around the world, including in a number of low and middle income countries (LMICs) where certain diagnostic tests and/or treatment approaches may be unavailable. The goal of the NCCN Framework™ is to define appropriate treatment pathways at four resource levels—Basic, Limited, Enhanced, and Maximal—and deliver a tool for health care providers to identify treatment options that will provide the best possible outcomes given specific resource constraints.

To learn more about NCCN Framework™, a new resource from NCCN, visit NCCN.org/framework.

Global Leadership Exchange – NCCN offers the opportunity to support a global leadership exchange which allows for International clinicians and/or administrators to observe and interact with NCCN faculty at an NCCN Member Institution and/or for NCCN faculty to travel abroad for a clinical exchange at an International facility. Learn more

NCCN International Day – NCCN holds NCCN International Day during the NCCN Annual Conference and is typically used as a forum to discuss regional modifications to the NCCN Guidelines. It also gives foreign physicians the opportunity to attend the NCCN Annual Conference to learn more about the NCCN Guidelines and the standard of care in the United States as well as to interact with U.S. physicians. Learn more

NCCN International Educational Activities Program (NCCN IEAP) – The NCCN International Educational Activities Program (NCCN IEAP) recognizes ex-U.S. physicians who have demonstrated an understanding of NCCN Guidelines with the successful completion of required NCCN Guidelines educational content hours.

NCCN eBulletin: International Edition NCCN eBulletin: International Edition is an electronic newsletter delivered bi-monthly to all users of NCCN.org registered from outside the United States. The NCCN eBulletin: International Edition touches more than 190,000 foreign oncology professionals from approximately 200 countries who are eager to learn from NCCN. Learn more


View NCCN International Adaptations & Translations


View results from a series of international surveys


View NCCN eBulletin Articles on international initiatives


Educational Programs in the United States

If you are a foreign citizen interested to attend one of our domestic educational programs and require a visa application letter from NCCN to travel, please contact Jorge Bacigalupo, Global Business Development Specialist. Please allow three weeks for processing of your request.

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If you have questions about NCCN international programs, please contact Jorge Bacigalupo, Global Business Development Specialist.

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