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Friends of NCCN Foundation Supporter Forum


The FIRST Friends of NCCN Foundation Supporter Forum was held on July 24 and July 30, 2020!

This FREE virtual program was designed to be of particular interest to pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals and patient advocacy group members, but all were welcomed to attend.

Participants heard from expert presenters and learned more about the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® and the Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program.

 

Program features:

  • Interactive presentations from executives and senior staff
  • Focus on the NCCN programs supported by the NCCN Foundation – the NCCN Guidelines for Patients and the Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program
  • Learn how the NCCN Guidelines for Patients are adapted and updated from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®)
  • Hear how patients and advocacy organizations use the patient guidelines and learn their impact
  • Understand more about the recipients of the Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program and their relevance in cancer research and care

Agenda*:


Welcome

Wendy L. Rees, MBA
Grant Specialist
NCCN Foundation

NCCN & COVID-19

Robert W. Carlson, MD
Chief Executive Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

NCCN Foundation Patient Resources Update

Marcie Reeder, MPH
Executive Director
NCCN Foundation

NCCN Guidelines for Patients - Adaptation and Update Process

Dottie Shead, MS
Director, Patient Information Operations
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program Overview

Wui-Jin Koh, MD
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Closing/Q&A

Gary J. Weyhmuller, MBA, SPHR
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

*Agenda subject to change