What are 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 get access to 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.
How important are NCCN Guidelines? The NCCN Guidelines® currently apply to more than 97% of cancers affecting patients in the United States. The NCCN Guidelines incorporate real-time updates in keeping with the rapid advancements in the field of cancer research and management.
What does Category 1 mean in NCCN? The specific definitions of the NCCN categories for recommendations are: • Category 1: Based upon high-level evidence, there is uniform NCCN consensus that the intervention is appropriate; • Category 2A: Based upon lower-level evidence, there is uniform NCCN consensus that the intervention is appropriate; • Category 2B