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National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Educational Events & Programs

NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

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NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference
Thursday, March 18, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021
Live Virtual Program

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Continuing Education:

Designed to meet the needs and improve the competence and performance of the interprofessional oncology care team, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other relevant health care professionals who manage the care of patients with cancer, the NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference will offer more than 35 educational sessions covering a range of topics such as: 

  • Updates to NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®)
  • New and emerging therapies, controversies in treatment, and best practices in the delivery of oncology care 
  • Issues surrounding HPV vaccination 
  • Racial disparities in guideline-adherent cancer care 
  • Effects of the pandemic on cancer care 
  • Best practices for incorporating patient-reported outcomes into oncology care   

Throughout this three-day virtual event, educational sessions will include a mix of challenging case reviews, interactive polling, and moderated Q&A providing participants the opportunity to reinforce knowledge and develop strategies for the management of a variety of cancers.

For additional agenda topics, click here.

General Poster Session:

More than 90 posters have been accepted to participate in the NCCN Virtual Poster Exhibition Hall throughout this three-day event in the following categories.  

  • Clinical Oncology (all phases)
  • Epidemiology/Risks/Prevention
  • Best Practices in Implementation and Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Quality Improvement
  • Outcomes and Health Services Research
  • Bioinformatics/Information Technology Sciences

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to view all abstracts and posters, listen to recorded poster overviews presented by authors, and participate in live chats with authors.

Virtual Exhibition Hall:

Join Industry partners for networking and additional learning opportunities in the Reimbursement Resource Room, Patient Advocacy Pavilion, and the NCCN Virtual Exhibition Hall.

Conference attendees can participate in live chats, download resources and videos, attend product showcases, and set up one on one meetings with exhibitors.

Check back often for additional updates. For exhibitor opportunities, contact Jennifer Tredwell, Vice President, Marketing and Communications.


This activity is supported by educational grants from: AstraZeneca; Blueprint Medicines; Daiichi Sankyo; Deciphera Pharmaceuticals; Eisai; Exact Sciences; Gilead Sciences; GRAIL, Inc.; Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company and Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.; Lilly; Olympus Corporation of the Americas; Novartis; Pfizer; Taiho Oncology; and TeSera Therapeutics. This activity is supported by independent medical education grants from: Astellas; Bristol Myers Squibb; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Illumina, Inc.; and Karyopharm® Therapeutics. This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen. This project has been made possible in part by a grant from Varian Medical Systems /Global Medical Education Grant Program.

*As of 1/11/21