NEW YORK--The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the
American Cancer Society (ACS) have collaborated to translate the NCCN
prostate cancer guidelines into a patient-friendly resource for
appropriate treatment, the two organizations announced at a press
Incorporating the clinical experience of the 17 NCCN member
institutions, these guidelines offer prostate cancer patients and
their families the reliable, specific, and easy-to-understand
information they need to make treatment decisions.
In March, the NCCN and ACS released breast cancer guidelines for
patients, resulting in 1.5 million visits to the NCCN website.The
prostate cancer guidelines are available on the NCCN website (www.nccn.org),and
the ACS website (www.cancer.org).
The prostate cancer treatment guidelines for patients will also be
published in the August/September 1999 issue of InTouch, PRR,
Inc.s cancer magazine for consumers.