The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) announced the election of University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center as an NCCN Member Institution.
As an NCCN Member Institution, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will be part of a national network that develops the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology used as the standard for clinical policy in oncology, incorporating expert medical judgment and recommendations of multidisciplinary panels from NCCN Member Institutions.
Joining 22 other institution members of NCCN, Moores Cancer Center was selected because of its role in transforming cancer care and providing care to cancer patients. Moores Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the San Diego region. Its multidisciplinary team approach includes translating the basic scientific discoveries of its research faculty into new treatments for cancer patients in the clinic.