The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), is a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating qualty, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. By defining and advancing high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers around the world.

World-renowned experts from NCCN Member Institutions diagnose and treat patients with a broad spectrum of cancers and are recognized for dealing with complex, aggressive, or rare cancers. NCCN Member Institutions pioneered the concept of the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care and conduct innovative research that contributes significantly to understanding, diagnosing, and treating cancer. NCCN programs offer access to expert physicians, superior treatment, and quality and safety initiatives that continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care globally.

Our Mission

Our mission, as an alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.

Our Vision

To be the world's leader in defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care.

Our Core Values

The NCCN Core Values represent the principles that we, the NCCN team, strive to embrace. As representatives of the world's leading cancer centers, we believe that by exemplifying these ideals within our organization, we can improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Chair of the Board
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD

Vice Chair of the Board
Jan C. Buckner, MD

Senior VP/Chief Medical Officer
Lisa G. Kimbro, CPA, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Robert W. Carlson, MD

Executive VP/Chief Operating Officer
Gary J. Weyhmuller, MBA, SPHR

VP, Clinical Information Operations
Kristina M. Gregory, RN, MSN, OCN

NCCN Guidelines®

Director, Clinical Information Operations
Rashmi Kumar, PhD

Guidelines Coordinators
Nicole R. McMillian, MS, CHES
Mary Anne Bergman
Karin G. Hoffmann, RN, CCM
Jennifer L. Burns
Alyse Johnson-Chilla, MS

Guidelines Support & Layout
Rachael Clarke
Ellen Erkess
Lydia Hammond
Melissa Buono

Director, Patient Information Operations
Dorothy A. Shead, MS

Oncology Scientists/Medical Writers
Miranda Hughes, PhD
Hema Sundar, PhD
Deborah A. Freedman-Cass, PhD
Jillian L. Scavone, PhD
Anita M. Engh, PhD
Susan D. Darlow, PhD
Ndiya Ogba, PhD
Lisa A. Gurski, PhD
Lenora Pluchino, PhD
Griselda Zuccarino-Catania, Phd

Business Development and Marketing

Senior VP, U.S. & Global Development
C. Lyn Fitzgerald, MJ

Senior Director, Marketing
Jennifer P. Tredwell, MBA

NCCN Member Institutions

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