Joan S. McClure, MS, is Senior Vice President of Clinical Information and Publications for the NCCN. She is responsible for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology; associated Guidelines for Patients in both English and Spanish; the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium; NCCN Information Technology; and JNCCN; and also serves as an Associate Editor for JNCCN. Ms. McClure previously managed national oncology information programs on contract with the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI). She directed investigator and patient recruitment efforts in oncology for a multinational contract research organization, where she also managed efforts to identify and develop standards for data for submission to regulatory authorities in the United States, Europe, and Japan.
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