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Updated and New Resource Stratified Treatment Guidelines Available for Several Cancers

By Jorge Bacigalupo, Global Business Development Program Manager, NCCN

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has developed the NCCN Framework for Resource Stratification of NCCN Guidelines (NCCN Framework™) for the following cancer types:

  • Colon Cancer, Version 2.2017 (NEW and Final version)
  • Rectal Cancer, Version 3.2017 (NEW and Final version)

The 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 NCCN Framework™ for Adult Cancer Pain and Palliative Care, Uterine Neoplasms – Endometrial Carcinoma, and Bladder, Breast, Cervical, Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction, Gastric, Head and Neck, Hepatobiliary, Kidney, Non-Small Cell Lung, Pancreatic, and Prostate Cancers are available at

To learn more about NCCN’s global initiatives, including how to distribute and/or support translation of the NCCN Framework™, please contact Jorge Bacigalupo.