NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - page 5

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2014
Contents
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How to use this book
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Part 1
About mesothelioma
Explains where malignant pleural
mesothelioma starts and how it spreads.
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Part 2
Am I at risk?
Describes what increases your chances for
malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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Part 3
Testing for mesothelioma
Explains when you should be tested and
the tests used.
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Part 4
Staging mesothelioma
Describes the tests used to plan treatment
based on how far the cancer has spread.
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Part 5
Treatment guide
Presents the recommended treatment
options for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
37
Part 6
Supportive care
Presents the recommended treatments for
the physical and emotional challenges of
mesothelioma.
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Part 7
Treatment plans
Offers information to help you and your
doctors create a good treatment plan
for you.
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Glossary:
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Dictionary
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Acronyms
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NCCN
Panel Members
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NCCN
Member Institutions
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Index
Contents
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