What Is the National Comprehensive Cancer Network?

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is a nonprofit alliance of 27 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.

The 27 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
[email protected]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ; Jacksonville, FL, Rochester, MN
(800) 446-2279
www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/mayo-clinic-cancer-center

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

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

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

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

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

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Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
(800) 600-3606
www.siteman.wustl.edu

Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center
Stanford, CA
(877) 668-7535
www.cancer.stanfordhospital.com

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/University of Tennessee Cancer Institute
Memphis, TN
(901) 595-4055 (St. Jude)
(877) 988-3627 (UTCI)
www.stjude.org
www.utcancer.org

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA
(858) 657-7000
www.cancer.ucsd.edu

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA
(800) 888-8664
www.cancer.ucsf.edu

University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center
Birmingham, AL
(800) 822-0933
www.ccc.uab.edu

University of Colorado Cancer Center
Aurora, CO
(720) 848-0300
www.coloradocancercenter.org

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, MI
(800) 865-1125
www.mcancer.org

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, TN
(800) 811-8480
/www.vicc.org

Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital
New Haven, CT
(855)-4-SMILOW (476-4569
www.yalecancercenter.org

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology detail cancer management decisions and interventions for most cancers. The recommendations are based on the best evidence available, so they are continuously updated and revised to reflect new and promising research. The goal of the guidelines is to help oncologists make major treatment decisions for patients by providing quick access to data.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on January 24, 2020

Sources

SOURCE: National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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