The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is hosting a Patient Advocacy Summit to highlight practice and policy solutions to help improve seamless care access and outcomes for patients.
NCCN’s Patient Advocacy Summit: Navigating the Care Continuum from Screening through Survivorship will address issues associated with care transitions, disparities according to health coverage, and social determinants of health. Presenters will showcase best practices for assisting people with cancer through care coordination, patient navigation, digital innovations, and other programs. Topics include: the future of patient navigation, the impact patient navigation has on care, and strategies for mitigating the economic burden on patients. Best practices presentations from patient advocates will include information on various resources, including the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®.
Where: The National Press Club – 13th Floor
529 14th Street NW
*** Virtual Attendance Also Available ***
When: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 9:20 am – 3:00 pm EST
(Breakfast and exhibits begin at 8:30 am for in-person attendees)
Francesca Gany, MD, MS Chief, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
|Crystal S. Denlinger, MD||Clifford Goodman, PhD||Wui-Jin Koh, MD|
|Chief Executive Officer||Healthcare Consultant||Chief Medical Officer|
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About the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives. The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) provide transparent, evidence-based, expert consensus recommendations for cancer treatment, prevention, and supportive services; they are the recognized standard for clinical direction and policy in cancer management and the most thorough and frequently-updated clinical practice guidelines available in any area of medicine. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients® provide expert cancer treatment information to inform and empower patients and caregivers, through support from the NCCN Foundation®. NCCN also advances continuing education, global initiatives, policy, and research collaboration and publication in oncology. Visit NCCN.org for more information.