National Comprehensive Cancer Network

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is an alliance of 27[1] cancer centers in the United States, most of which are designated by the National Cancer Institute (one of the U.S. National Institutes of Health) as comprehensive cancer centers. It is a non-profit organization with offices in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. Timothy J. Eberlein, is chairman of the NCCN Board of Directors.[2] It publishes the peer-reviewed medical journal Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Mission and vision[edit]

The mission of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is to "advance the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.[3]"

The vision of NCCN is "to be the world's leader in defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care.[3]"

NCCN Member Institutions[edit]

Experts from the 27 NCCN Member Institutions are recognized for dealing with complex, aggressive, or rare cancers.[1]

The 27 NCCN Member Institutions are:


  1. ^ a b "NCCN Network - Member Institutions". Retrieved May 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "About NCCN". Retrieved May 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "About NCCN". Retrieved 2016-02-02. 

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