Global Policy



This webinar series provides 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.

2024 Global Policy Webinar Series

Save the date! The Growing Role/Current State of Patient Advocates in Cancer Research and Clinical Trial Design and Development: Real World Examples
Thursday, October 24, 2024

This webinar continues the conversation from the Global Policy Webinar Series: Patient-Focused Clinical Research & Advocacy.

Global Cancer Care in Older Adults: Improving Access to High-Quality Cancer Care for an Aging World
Webinar occured on Thursday, June 27, 2024.


2023 Global Policy Webinar Series

Latin American Regional Breast Cancer Summit: Advocating and Implementing Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care for Patients
Webinar occurred on November 30, 2023.

Hosted by NCCN and Latin American and Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM)

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Non-Medical Influences and Barriers to Access High-Quality Cancer Care Globally
Webinar occurred September 19, 2023.


The Utility and Value of National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs) Across the Economic Spectrum
Webinar occurred June 29, 2023.


Previous Global Webinar Series 


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View the NCCN Toolkit of Digital Resources and webinar series.


2021 Global Policy Webinar Series: Patient Engagement Driving Access to Quality Cancer Care Globally

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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.