National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Educational Events & Programs

NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™
School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business

Community Doctors and NCCN Guidelines®

Entry-Level Module or Experienced Module

This module illustrates cancer care in the community setting and the utilization of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) in this environment. The following topics may be included:

  • Implications and applications of NCCN Guidelines® and other information products in clinical treatment decisions for patients in community cancer centers
  • Definition of how differing administrative structures among academic centers, community centers, and private practices lead to different paths for institutional decision-making
  • The role of oncologists, mid-level providers and other advanced practitioners in managing decisions about patient care within the context of different care delivery settings
  • Faculty perspectives on the interactions between community cancer centers and pharma/biotech