Imaging AUC Compendium

NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria (NCCN Imaging AUC™) includes a full complement of imaging AUC in oncology care designed to support clinical decision-making, based directly on the NCCN Guidelines. 

NCCN Imaging AUC™ are available free of charge to registered users of NCCN.org. 

 View the NCCN Imaging AUC™ User Guide.

NCCN Imaging AUC™clinical recommendations include:

  • Indications 
  • Screening 
  • Diagnosis 
  • Purpose
  • Frequency 
  • Staging,
  • Treatment response assessment
  • Imaging notes
  • Follow-up, and surveillance 

Imaging procedures recommended in the NCCN Guidelines®, include: and included within NCCN Imaging AUC™:

  • Radiographs, 
  • Computed tomography (CT) scans, 
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), 
  • Functional nuclear medicine imaging (PET, SPECT) and 
    Ultrasound, 
  • Other imaging studies as clinically indicated

NCCN Imaging AUC™ are accessible through a subscription-based searchable user interface. NCCN is recognized by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a qualified provider-led entity for creation of the NCCN Imaging AUC™. 

NCCN is committed to assuring that imaging recommendations are reviewed and updated on a continual basis to ensure they take into account the most current evidence.