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UPDATES: NCCN Guidelines® and NCCN Compendium®

NCCN Flash Update sent January 7, 2014

NCCN has published updates to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Cancer-Related Fatigue. These NCCN Guidelines® are currently available as Version 1.2014.

  • For Screening, the recommendation for “None to Mild” and “Moderate or Severe” was modified to “Education, counseling, and general strategies for management of fatigue.”(FT-3) 
  • For Patients Post-Treatment, under “Specific Interventions”, “Nonpharmacologic”, added “Mindfulness-based stress reduction (category 1).” (FT-6) 
  • The Discussion section has been updated to reflect the changes in the algorithm.

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