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JNCCN Indexed in EMBASE, EMCare and Scopus

Peer-reviewed oncology journal now a part of several bibliographic databases

JENKINTOWN, Pa., August 11, 2006 — The NCCN is proud to announce that the JNCCN (Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network) is now indexed in Elsevier’s Bibliographic Databases, a leading global indexing service that includes EMBASE, EMCare and Scopus.

With inclusion in these additional bibliographic databases, JNCCN articles are more readily available to physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and students from around the world The EMBASE journal collection is international with over 5,000 biomedical journals from 70 countries. EMCare is drawn from more than 2,700 international source titles and includes close to two million records from nursing, allied health and biomedical literature. Scopus covers over 15,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 4,000 international publishers, including coverage of 500 open-access journals, 700 conference proceedings, 600 trade publications, 125 book series, 28 million abstract records, and 245 million references. Scopus also covers 200 million quality web sources.

JNCCN, a monthly, peer-reviewed oncology publication, is already indexed in PubMed/Medline, the National Library of Medicine’s indexing service.

JNCCN is very pleased to be included in these indexing resources,” said JNCCN editor-in-chief Rodger Winn, MD. “This recognition confirms that JNCCN will continue to be an indispensable resource for oncologists.”

“We also believe that these services selecting JNCCN for indexing is another sign of JNCCN`s growing stature as an information provider,” said managing editor Kimberly Callan.

JNCCN disseminates information across the cancer care continuum by publishing oncology guidelines and reporting rigorous outcomes data collected and analyzed by experts from the world`s leading care centers. JNCCN also provides a forum for original research and review papers focusing on clinical and translational research and applications of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology™ in everyday practice.

About the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice so patients can live better lives. For more information, visit

The NCCN Member Institutions are:

  • Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
  • Case Comprehensive Cancer Center/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
  • City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center | Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  • Duke Cancer Institute
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
  • Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Stanford Cancer Institute
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
  • Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  • Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital