NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Colon Cancer - page 5

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Colon Cancer, Version 1.2014
Contents
Colon Cancer
4
How to use this book
5
Part 1
Colon cancer basics
Explains where colon cancer starts and
how it spreads.
11
Part 2
Cancer staging
Defines the scores used to rate the growth
of colon cancer.
17
Part 3
Treatment planning
Describes which tests are used to plan
treatment.
23
Part 4
Overview of cancer
treatments
Describes the treatments used to cure and
control colon cancer.
33
Part 5
Treatment guide:
First-time treatment
Presents a treatment guide for first-time
treatment by cancer stage.
47
Part 6
Treatment guide:
Recurrent treatment
Presents a treatment guide for cancer that
returns as metastatic disease.
55
Part 7
Treatment guide:
Chemotherapy pathways
Presents drug options for advanced
disease.
67
Part 8
Making treatment decisions
Offers tips for choosing the best treatment.
75
Glossary:
76
Dictionary
79
Acronyms
82
NCCN Panel Members
83
NCCN Member Institutions
84
Index
1,2,3,4 6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,...88
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