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    What Is the National Comprehensive Cancer Network?

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is a nonprofit alliance of 26 cancer centers throughout the U.S. Experts from NCCN cancer centers diagnose and treat all cancers, with a particular focus on complex, aggressive, or uncommon cancers.

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network also develops the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, a set of recommendations designed to help health care professionals diagnose, treat, and manage cancer patient care. These guidelines have also been translated into the NCCN Treatment Summaries for People with Cancer, which help people with cancer better understand cancer diagnosis and treatment options.

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    The 26 Cancer Centers Comprising the NCCN

    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
    Cleveland, Ohio
    (216) 844-8797
    cancer@case.edu

    City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    (800) 826-4673
    http://www.cityofhope.org

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center│Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
    Boston, MA
    (800) 320-0022
    http://www.dfbwcc.org
    http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer

    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Durham, NC
    (888) 275-3853
    http://www.cancer.duke.edu

    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA
    (888) 369-2427
    http://www.fccc.edu

    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Seattle, WA
    (800) 804-8824
    (206) 288-7222 (SCCA)
    http://www.fhcrc.org
    http://www.seattlecca.org

    The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center -- Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
    Omaha, Nebraska
    (800) 999-5465
    www.nebraskamed.com/cancer

    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
    Tampa, FL
    (800) 456-3434
    http://www.InsideMoffitt.com

    Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, UT
    (877) 585-0303
    http://www.huntsmancancer.org

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
    (800) 525-2225
    http://www.mskcc.org

    Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
    Columbus, OH
    (800) 293-5066
    http://www.jamesline.com

    Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL
    (866) 587-4322
    http://www.cancer.northwestern.edu

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Buffalo, NY
    (877) 275-7724
    http://www.roswellpark.org

    Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    Baltimore, MD
    (410) 955-8964
    http://www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org

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