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2022 Global Policy Webinar Series: Understanding the Global Challenges to Equitable, High-Quality Cancer Care

This two-part webinar series, Understanding the Global Challenges to Equitable, High-Quality Cancer Care, will provide an opportunity for a varied group of global stakeholders including patients, patient advocates, oncology providers, policymakers, and caregivers, to highlight and discuss global challenges to equitable and high-quality cancer care, across the continuum of care, from diverse geographic perspectives. The sessions also will provide a platform for patients worldwide to discuss inequities in treatment options and care in their country and within their respective health systems.

The Impact of Policy and Regulation on Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care Globally
June 29, 2022

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Featured speakers include: 

  • Melissa Rendler-Garcia 
    Global Special Advisor, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
  • Richard Price 
    Head of Policy, European Cancer Organisation (ECO)
  • Matti Aapro, MD 
    Immediate Past-President, European Cancer Organisation (ECO)
  • Agata Polinska
    Vice President, Alivia-Fundacja Onkologiczna 
  • Susan Citonje Msadabwe-Chikuni, MD
    Head Clinical Care Services, Cancer Diseases Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

 

The Impact of Policy and Regulation on Global Inequities in Pediatric Cancer
September 20, 2022
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2021 Global Policy Webinar Series: Patient Engagement Driving Access to Quality Cancer Care Globally

Now Available! NCCN Toolkit of Digital Resources

Patient-Focused Clinical Research & Advocacy 
Webinar occurred May 13, 2021
Treatment & Survivorship
Webinar occurred May 20, 2021
Patient Engagement to Impact Cancer Care Policy 
Webinar occurred May 27, 2021

 


Policy Fellows Program

The NCCN Policy and Advocacy Fellowship program provides exposure to oncology policy and related skills for early-career health policy professionals who have demonstrated the potential for leadership in their fields. NCCN Policy fellows learn techniques in policy research, development, advocacy, communication, and implementation of oncology policy programs that further NCCN's mission to improve and facilitate quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives. Areas of focus for NCCN policy fellowships currently include Global Oncology Policy, and have previously focused on State Oncology Policy, and Quality and Value in Oncology.