What are the NCCN Guidelines? The NCCN Guidelines® are the recognized standard for clinical direction and policy in cancer care and are the most thorough and frequently updated clinical practice guidelines available in any area of medicine.
How do I access NCCN Guidelines? To use the NCCN Guidelines App, an individual must be a registered user on NCCN.org. There is no fee to become a registered user on NCCN.org and to view the NCCN Guidelines. Become a registered user (free) on NCCN.org. A new registration can be created from the welcome screen of the iPad and Google Play Apps as well.
When are NCCN Guidelines updated? All active NCCN Guidelines are reviewed and updated at least annually. The annual review process is driven largely by the annual Institutional Review performed for each of the NCCN Guidelines (Figure).
What is NCCN risk category? NCCN risk classification is mainly designed for treatment strategy for prostate cancer according to the NCCN guidelines. It stratifies patients into recurrence risk groups according to pretreatment clinicopathological characteristics, including clinical tumor stage, biopsy Gleason score, and PSA level.