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Updated Japanese Translations of the NCCN Guidelines® Available

By Jorge Bacigalupo, Global Business Development Specialist, NCCN

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) recently posted updated Japanese translations of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Anal, Colon, Penile, and Rectal Cancers, and Prostate Cancer Early Detection.

These recent translations are part of a larger endeavor by Translational Research Informatics (TRI) to translate the Complete Library of NCCN Guidelines® into non-adapted Japanese translations. Each translation of the NCCN Guidelines is overseen by the appropriate medical society in Japan to ensure its accuracy for use by Japanese clinicians in the treatment of their patients.

There are currently 32 NCCN Guidelines available in Japanese on The addition of these translations further strengthens NCCN's commitment to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care regardless of language or geographic barriers.

If you would like to learn more about translating the NCCN Guidelines, please contact Jorge Bacigalupo.