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NCCN Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care™


DATES > Thursday, March 21 – Saturday, March 23, 2019

LOCATION > Rosen Shingle Creek • Orlando, Florida

Pre-conference programs will take place on March 20, 2019


The NCCN Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care™ attracts more than 1,600 registrants from across the United States and the globe including oncologists (in both community and academic settings), oncology fellows, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer. Respected opinion leaders present the latest cancer therapies and provide updates on selected NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), the data upon which the NCCN Guidelines® are based, and quality initiatives in oncology. Topics change annually but focus on the major cancers and supportive care areas.

Call for Abstracts! NCCN General Poster Session - Submission Deadline: November 7
NCCN is now accepting abstracts for consideration to be presented during the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, & Efficiency of Cancer Care™ General Poster Session at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22, 2019. NCCN welcomes original abstracts from investigators in the general oncology community. Submissions will be accepted from academic institutions, teaching and community hospitals, or industry. Both NCCN and non-NCCN institutions may participate.
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Recorded Presentations from the NCCN 23rd Annual Conference are now available through the NCCN Continuing Education Portal by visiting

View topics and faculty from the 2018 conference here. A list of supporting organizations is available here.

NCCN Roundtable and Keynotes Address: How to Define and Find Value in Cancer Care (View press release here.)

The following Satellite Symposia were available to all health care providers attending the conference as well:

Intended Audience

This educational program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians (medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists); nurses; physician assistants; pharmacists; case managers; tumor registrars; and other health care professionals who manage patients with cancer.


This conference (with the exception of the NCCN Roundtable Discussion) is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit and ABIM and ABMS MOC points for physicians and is also certified for credit for nurses, pharmacists, cancer registrars, case managers, and other oncology professionals.

Supporter Opportunities

Organizations that are interested in supporting NCCN CE programs are encouraged to contact Lisa Perfidio.

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available. For more information, contact Jennifer Tredwell.

Blackout Times
NCCN requests that all sponsors, exhibitors, or non-sponsors respect the intent of this event. Therefore, any non-NCCN events, whether on the event property or off-premises but within the city limits, that might potentially draw participants from registered attendees, faculty, or speakers of the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference are prohibited.

NCCN appreciates the understanding and cooperation of all entities involved, for any questions regarding this policy, please e-mail:

The blackout times for this event are Wednesday, March 20, 2019 beginning at 8:00 AM to Sunday, March 24, 2019 ending at 12:00 PM. Thank you.


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Please check back often for the most up-to-date information. Please contact 866.788.NCCN (6226) or send an e-mail if you have additional questions.