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Mary Lou Smith, JD, MBA, on the Value of NCCN Guidelines to Patients and Their Advocates

2015 NCCN Annual Conference

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Mary Lou Smith, JD, MBA, of the Research Advocacy Network, discusses, from the perspective of a patient advocate, the value of the NCCN guidelines and the impact they have made on cancer care.



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