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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Moffitt Cancer Center is one of 30 leading cancer centers in the U.S. participating in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN.) This nonprofit alliance is dedicated to patient care, research and education. Moffitt is proud to be one of its early members.

NCCN

The world-renowned experts from the NCCN diagnose and treat patients with cancer, with a particular focus on uncommon, complex and aggressive forms of cancer.

As an NCCN member, Moffitt plays a critical role in improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives. The center is also at the core of establishing national guidelines of cancer care.

A distinction for Moffitt is that many of the cancer center’s physicians and researchers participate on NCCN panels. 

NCCN Guidelines for Patients and Healthcare Providers:

NCCN members develop clinical practice guidelines, which include recommendations designed to help patients, healthcare providers and other healthcare decision-makers. Learn more at NCCN.org.

NCCN Board of Directors from Moffitt Cancer Center:
Louis Harrison, MD
Yvette Tremonti, CPA

NCCN Panel Members from Moffitt Cancer Center:

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Panel
Bijal Shah, MD / Vice-Chair
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Panel 
Jeffrey Lancet, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Medical Oncology

Kendra Sweet, MD, MS
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Panel
Damon R. Reed, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Oncology/Pediatric Hematology 

Adult Cancer Pain Panel 
David Craig, PharmD
Specialties: Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

Antiemesis Panel 
Rutika Mehta, MD, MPH
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

B-Cell Lymphomas Panel 
Julio C. Chavez, MD
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

Bladder/Penile Cancers Panel 
Wade J. Sexton, MD
Specialties: Urology

Philippe E. Spiess, MD / Imaging Reviewer, Vice-Chair
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology, Urology

Bone Cancer Panel 
Damon R. Reed, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Oncology/Pediatric Hematology 

Breast Cancer Panel
Hatem Soliman, MD
Specialties: Medical Oncology

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Panel
Loretta S. Loftus, MD, MBA
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology 

Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Panel 
Bethany L. Niell, MD, PhD
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology 

Cancer in People Living with HIV Panel
Julian Sanchez, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology

Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolic Disease Panel
Bjorn Holmstrom, MD / Primary Care Panel Member, Vice-Chair
Specialties: Internal Medicine 

Cancer-Related Fatigue Panel 
Young Chang, MD
Specialties: Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

Central Nervous System Cancers Panel 
Peter Forsyth, MD
Specialties: Neurology/Neuro-Oncology 

Cervical/Uterine Cancers Panel 
Hye Sook Chon, MD
Specialties: Gynecology/Gynecologic Oncology 

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Panel 
Kendra L. Sweet, MD, MS
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

CLL/SLL/Hairy Cell Leukemia Panel 
Julio C. Chavez, MD
Specialties: Medical Oncology

Colon/Rectal/Anal Cancers Panel 
Sarah Hoffe, MD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology 

Colorectal Cancer Screening Panel
Mark Friedman, MD
Specialties: Gastroenterology

Distress Management Panel
Kristine A. Donovan, PhD, MBA / Vice-Chair
Specialties: Psychology

Esophageal/Gastric Cancers Panel
Jose M. Pimiento, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology

Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian and Pancreatic Panel 
Christine Laronga, MD, FACS
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology

Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal Panel
Seth Felder, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology

Head and Neck Cancers Panel
Jimmy J. Caudell, MD, PhD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology 

Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Panel
Ryan N. Bookout, PharmD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology

Hematopoietic Growth Factors Panel
Lia E. Perez, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology

Hepatobiliary Cancers Panel
Daniel A. Anaya, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology
Start Date: 1/5/2016

Histiocytic Neoplasms Panel 
Ling Zhang, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Pathology

Hodgkin Lymphoma Panel 
Celeste M. Bello, MD, MSPH
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

Imaging Panel
Trevor A. Rose, Jr., MD, MPH
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology

Kidney Cancer Panel 
Brandon Manley, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology, Urology

Lung Cancer Screening Panel 
Donald Klippenstein, MD
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology 

Christie Pratt, DHSc, MA / Patient Advocate

Matthew B. Schabath, PhD 

Management of Immunotherapy-Related Toxicity Panel 
Stephanie C. Andrews, MS, ANP-BC, RN
Specialties: Medical Oncology, Nursing

Melanoma Panel 
Evan Wuthrick, MD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology 

Myelodysplastic Syndromes Panel
David Sallman, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology 

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Panel 
Andrew T. Kuykendall, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology Internal Medicine

Neuroendocrine Tumors Panel 
Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Panel 
Pei-Ling Chen, MD, PhD
Specialties: Pathology 

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer/Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma/Thymomas and Thymic Carcinomas Panel 
Thomas J. Dilling, MD, MS / Radiation Reviewer 
Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Occult Primary Panel 
Bradford Perez, MD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology
 
Older Adult Oncology Panel 
Martine Extermann, MD, PhD
Specialties: Medical Oncology

Ovarian Cancer Panel 
Ardeshir Hakam, MD
Specialties: Pathology 

Palliative Care Panel 
Diane G. Portman, MD, FAAHPM
Specialties: Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Panel 
Mokenge P. Malafa, MD, FACS / Vice-Chair
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology 

Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Panel
Ronica Nanda, MD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Panel
Leidy Isenalumhe, MD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology

Prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Related Infections Panel
John N. Greene, MD
Specialties: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine 

Prostate Cancer Early Detection Panel 
Michael Poch, MD
Specialties: Urology 

Prostate Cancer Panel 
Julio M. Pow-Sang, MD
Specialties: Urology

Small Cell Lung Cancer Panel
Michael Shafique, MD
Specialties: Medical Oncology

Smoking Cessation Panel 
Tawee Tanvetyanon, MD, MPH
Specialties: Medical Oncology 

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Panel 
Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD
Specialties: Pathology

Ricardo J. Gonzalez, MD
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology

Survivorship Panel 
Nazanin Khakpour, MD, FACS
Specialties: Surgery/Surgical Oncology 

T-Cell/Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas Panel 
Lubomir Sokol, MD, PhD
Specialties: Hematology/Hematologic Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Testicular Cancer Panel 
Kosj Yamoah, MD, PhD
Specialties: Radiation Oncology 

Thyroid Carcinoma Panel 
Bryan McIver, MD, PhD / Primary Care Panel Member 
Specialties: Endocrinology

Wilms Tumor Panel
Jasreman Dhillon, MD
Specialties: Pathology