The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 31 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 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 health care 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 health care 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.
An alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education
To improve and facilitate quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives
To define and advance high-quality, high-value, patient-centered cancer care globally
The NCCN Core Values represent the principles that we, the NCCN team, strive to embrace. As representatives of leading cancer centers, we believe that by exemplifying these ideals within our organization, we can improve and facilitate quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so that patients can live better lives as outlined in our mission statement and vision statement.