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NCCN Flash Updates: NCCN Guidelines® & NCCN Templates® Updated

NCCN has published updates to the following NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template (NCCN Templates®) for Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas.

  • The cycle definition reflected on the following template has changed from “6-week cycle: 4 weeks on followed by 2 weeks off treatment then repeated until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity” to “28-day cycle until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity” to reflect the currently published NCCN Guidelines for Neuroendocrine Tumors, Version 3.2017:
    • NEUP6 - Sunitinib


NCCN has published updates to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) and NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. These NCCN Guidelines® are currently available as Version 2.2017.

  • Principles of Systemic Therapy (MPM-A 1 of 2)
    • Second-line Chemotherapy changed to Subsequent Systemic Therapy
      • Nivolumab ± ipilimumab added as a treatment option.
      • Pembrolizumab added as a treatment option.
      • References 16 and 17 added.

*For your reference, the previous update (Version 1.2017) to the NCCN Guidelines for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, published on March 2, 2017 is available at the following link:

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