What is NCCN Guidelines in Oncology? The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) are comprised of recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of malignancies across the continuum of care. The NCCN Guidelines® currently apply to more than 97% of cancers affecting patients in the United States.
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.
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.
Are NCCN Guidelines evidence based? The NCCN Guidelines provide recommendations based on the best evidence available at the time they are derived.