NCCN

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), is a not-for-profit alliance of 32 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all 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 healthcare 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 healthcare 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.

For the full list of NCCN Member Institutions, visit NCCN.org.

Our Mission

To improve and facilitate quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives.

Our Vision

To define and advance high-quality, high-value, patient-centered cancer care globally.

Our Core Values

The NCCN Core Values represent the principles that we, the NCCN team, strive to embrace. As representatives of leading cancer centers, we can improve and facilitate quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives as outlined in our mission statement and vision statement.

For more information, visit NCCN.org.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

NCCN Leadership

Chair of the Board
John W. Sweetenham, MD, FRCP, FACP, FASCO

Vice Chair of the Board
Matt Kalaycio, MD, FACP

Chief Executive Officer
Robert W. Carlson, MD

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

Senior VP, Chief Medical Officer
Wui-Jin Koh, MD

Senior VP, Chief Scientific Officer
Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP

VP, Chief Financial Officer
Eileen C. Boscia, CPA, MBA

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

VP, Administration & Human Resources
Linda L. Leach

NCCN Guidelines®

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

Senior Directors
Dorothy A. Shead, MS, Patient Info. Operations
Rashmi Kumar, PhD, Clinical Info. Operations
Mary A. Dwyer, MS, CGC, Guidelines Operations

Managers
Hema Sundar, PhD, Global Clinical Content
Deborah A. Freedman-Cass, PhD, Guidelines Processes
Susan D. Darlow, PhD, Guidelines Info. Standardization
Lisa A. Gurski, PhD, Licensed Clinical Content

Oncology Scientists/Medical Writers
Miranda Hughes, PhD
Lenora Pluchino, PhD
Cindy Hochstetler, PhD
Mai Q. Nguyen, PhD
Lisa Hang, PhD
Shaili Aggarwal, PhD
Senem Lubin, PhD

Associate Scientists
Jenna Epperson, MS, ASCP
Kevin Pang, PharmD
Robin Issac, PharmD
Katie Stehman, PA-C, MMS

Guidelines Coordinators
Nicole R. McMillian, MS, CHES, Senior
Mary Anne Bergman

Guidelines Administrative Staff
Donna Black
Jean Marie Dougherty
Lee Anne Waldner
Sandra Hammerschmidt

Guidelines Layout/Support Specialists
Ellen Erkess
Ryan A. Berardi, MSc
Melissa Buono
Carly J. Cassara, MSc
Megan S. Lyons, RDN, LDN
Beth McCullough, RN, CMSRN
Ryan Schonfeld
Frankie Algieri

Business Development and Marketing

VP, Marketing and Communications
Jennifer P. Tredwell, MBA

VP, US & Global Business Development
Beth Gaffney, MBA