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JNCCN - Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Mission Statement

JNCCN is dedicated to improving the quality of cancer care locally, nationally, and internationally while enhancing the collaboration between academic medicine and the community physician. JNCCN is further committed to disseminating information across the cancer care continuum by publishing clinical by experts from the world's leading care centers. JNCCN also provides a forum for original research and review papers focusing on clinical and translational research and applications of the NCCN guidelines in everyday practice, as well as correspondence and commentary.

Contact Information

Manuscripts, correspondence, and commentaries to be considered for publication should be sent to Kimberly Callan, Managing Editor, JNCCN, 500 Old York Road, Suite 250, Jenkintown, PA 19046; or e-mail [email protected]. Correspondence can also be faxed: 215-690-0281 (attn: JNCCN).

Questions about requirements for publication or topic suitability can be directed as above. Instructions for authors are published in JNCCN as space allows. They can also be requested by calling 215-690-0235 or 215-690-0270.

Subscription and Reprint Information

Prices for yearly subscriptions (10 issues plus supplements) are:
Individual, Print Only or Online Only, US $399; Can/Mex + Int'l $499; Print and Online, US $440; Can/Mex + Int'l $550.
Institutional Print Only or Online Only, US $599; Can/Mex + Int'l $699; Print and Online US $660; Can/Mex + Int'l $760.
Single Copy: US $60.00; Can/Mex $75.00; Int'l $85.00.

Subscription Inquiries: United States and Canada 1-800-832-0034; other 1-978-443-5000. Online access is available to subscribers through IngentaConnect ( Changes of address for JNCCN subscribers should be sent to Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Attn: Customer Service, 40 Tall Pine Drive, Sudbury, MA 01776.

Reprints of individual articles are available. Orders must be for a minimum of 100 copies. Please contact Kevin Dunn, Vice President, Cunningham Associates, 180 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, NJ 07675; phone 201-767-4170; fax 201-767-8065; e-mail [email protected].


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Editorial Board

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Indexing Information

JNCCN is indexed by MEDLINE/PUBMED®, Chemical Abstracts, EMBASE, EmCare, and Scopus. This paper meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (Permanence of Paper) effective with Volume 1, Issue 1, 2003.


The treatment algorithms presented in JNCCN are a statement of consensus of the authors regarding their views of currently accepted approaches to treatment. Any clinician seeking to apply or consult these guidelines is expected to use independent medical judgment in the context of individual circumstances to determine any patient's care or treatment. The research articles, reviews and other individually authored papers presented herein are the work of the authors listed. Furthermore, the reader is advised that, except where specifically stated, all of the ideas and opinions expressed in JNCCN are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect those of the NCCN, the member organizations, the editor, or the publisher. Publication of an advertisement or other product mention in JNCCN should not be construed as an endorsement of the product or the manufacturer's claims. The information contained in JNCCN is presented for the purpose of educating our readership on cancer treatment and management. The information should not be relied on as complete or accurate, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of a licensed physician or other qualified health care provider. Patients with health care-related questions or concerns are advised to contact a physician or other qualified health care provider promptly. Although every attempt has been made to verify that information presented within is complete and accurate, the information is provided "AS IS" without warranty, express or implied. The NCCN hereby excludes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose with respect to the Information. Furthermore, the NCCN makes no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, completeness, or suitability of the information.