Practice Resources

    SIO Requested Updates to NCCN Guidelines

    NCCN Kidney Cancer Guidelines

    The Society of Interventional Oncology submitted updates to the NCCN renal guidelines. Submitted by Ronald S. Arellano MD, Professor of Radiology, Harvard University, Thomas D. Atwell MD, Professor of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, and S. William Stavropoulos MD, Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania. This letter requests the NCCN Kidney Cancer Guideline panel review six specific changes for inclusion in the management of T1a renal masses. Download the complete letter here.

    NCCN Lung Cancer Guidelines

    The Society of Interventional Oncology submitted updates to the NCCN non-small cell lung cancer guidelines. Submitted by Patrick W. Eiken, MD, Professor of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Florian J. Fintelmann, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Robert D. Suh, MD, Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. This letter requests updating the role of image-guided thermal ablation (IGTA) in the Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for NSCLC. Download the complete letter here.

    NCCN Breast Cancer Guidelines

    The Society of Interventional Oncology submitted updates to the NCCN breast cancer guidelines. Submitted by Amy Deipolyi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Maureen Kohi, MD, FSIR, Associate Professor of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, and Gloria Hwang, MD, FSIR, Associate Professor of Radiology, Stanford University. This letter suggests including a section for locoregional therapies for stage IV metastatic breast cancer and illustrates three clinical examples. Download the complete letter here.

    NCCN Hepatobiliary Guidelines

    The Society of Interventional Oncology submitted updates to the NCCN hepatobiliary guidelines. Submitted by Gregory Nadolski, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Sid Padia, MD, Associate Professor, UCLA, and Beau Toskich, MD, Radiologist, Mayo Clinic. This letter requests the NCCN Guidelines Panel for Hepatobiliary Cancer review five specific changes and data regarding locoregional therapy for the treatment of HCC. Download the complete letter here.

    NCCN Adult Cancer Pain Guidelines

    The Society of Interventional Oncology submitted updates to the NCCN adult cancer pain guidelines. Submitted by Jack Jennings, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Washington University, Sean Tutton, MD, FSIR, Professor of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Anil Nick Kurup, MD, Radiologist, Mayo Clinic. This letter requests the NCCN Adult Cancer Pain Guideline panel review six specific changes and data for inclusion in the management of adult cancer pain. Download the complete letter here.