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NCCN Flash UpdatesTM: NCCN Guidelines® & NCCN Compendium® Updated

NCCN has published updates to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) and the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. These NCCN Guidelines® are currently available as Version 6.2015.

  • Patients with adenocarcinoma, large cell, or NSCLC NOS (NSCL-19)
    • Footnote “ccc” modified: If not already given, options for PS 0-2 include erlotinib, docetaxel (category 2B), pemetrexed (category 2B), gemcitabine (category 2B), or ramucirumab + docetaxel (category 2B); options for PS 3-4 include erlotinib or best supportive care. Options for further progression are best supportive care or clinical trial.
  • Patients with squamous cell carcinoma (NSCL-20)
    • Footnote “ddd” modified: If not already given, options for PS 0-2 include erlotinib, nivolumab, docetaxel (category 2B), gemcitabine (category 2B), or ramucirumab + docetaxel (category 2B); options for PS 3-4 include erlotinib or best supportive care. Options for further progression are best supportive care or clinical trial.

*For your reference, the previous update (Version 5.2015) to the NCCN Guidelines for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, published on March 9, 2015, is available at the following link: http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/nscl.pdf#Page=4

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