National Comprehensive Cancer Network
NCCN Academy for Excellence and Leadership in Oncology™
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NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™
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Entry-Level Module or Experienced Module
This module can include customized disease-state training at an entry or
This module provides an overview of clinical oncology and may include the following
- Main classifications of cancer, principles of oncogenesis, histology, diagnosis,
grading and staging, predictive and prognostic factors, local and systemic treatment,
and supportive care
- Major diagnostic strategies and treatment modalities and their coordination in multidisciplinary
care for optimal control of disease
- The relative toxicity of a regimen that is tolerated in the context of therapeutic
index, as related to the different goals of care at various intervals in the disease
- The transition from active treatment to palliative care as a continuing process.