Image Source: NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on July 20, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217
Assist health care professionals in their implementation of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), thus improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
Assist patients in understanding a cancer diagnosis treatment regimen.
Image Source:NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on June 25, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217
Physicians, nurses, case managers, health educators, social workers, healthcare managers, patients, family members, caregivers.
Part 1: Editorial committee, content updates, and evidence grading
Grading system is clearly presented and explained
Part 2: Source and authorship information for 3 entries
Specific textbook sources were cited on a regular basis
Organization of information
User Account required: Yes
Internet connection required for use: Yes
Text search field: Yes
Browsable content: Yes; Subject. Includes an A - Z listing
Pop-up advertisements: Yes
In-app purchases: No
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Requires iOS 9.0 or later
Last updated (as per App store listing): N\A
Appears to be compatible with all Android devices. Requires Android 5.0 and up.
Last updated (as per Google Play listing): June 24, 2020
185.3 MB (iOS)
77 M (Android)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc
Country of Origin
Librarian reviewers from Saskatchewan Health Authority and Alberta Health Services consider the audience and purpose of the apps, as well as highlighting additional features:
Our complete grading criteria is embedded in the review.
Note: Reviewers are not healthcare professionals and don't appraise the quality of any recommendations within the app. Reviews are not meant as endorsements.