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NCCN Guidelines for Colon Cancer Translated into Six New Languages

By Jorge Bacigalupo, Global Business Development Specialist, NCCN

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) recently posted Chinese, French, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish translations of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Colon Cancer.

The NCCN Guidelines® continue to progress as the global standard for clinical practice and policy. Last year, requests for translations of NCCN Content continued to increase, with 35 countries seeking NCCN Guidelines resources, including in their native languages. Translation of NCCN Guidelines into other languages bridges gaps between domestic and foreign practitioners and globalizes cancer health care communications.

Currently, there are 78 translations of NCCN Guidelines available on Translations of NCCN Guidelines are available in Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin American Spanish, Polish, and South Korean. Adaptations of NCCN Guidelines are available for use in Asia, Latin America, Russia, and the Middle East/North Africa.

To access these resources, or to learn more about NCCN International Initiatives and international programming opportunities, visit