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Patient Advocacy Summit Summary Now Available

On November 28, 2012, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) convened the NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Patient Perspectives Across the Cancer Care Continuum to bring together a broad range of stakeholders including, but not limited to, patient advocates, providers, employers, and industry representatives within the oncology community. The one-day Summit was opened by The Honorable Ellen Tauscher, cancer survivor and former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control & International Security and Member of Congress, and moderated by Dr. Clifford Goodman of The Lewin Group. The Summit included a series of roundtable discussions with expert speakers.  A summary of the Summit is currently available on