NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Multiple Myeloma - page 2

NCCN Guidelines for Patients™: Multiple Myeloma
Version 1.2012
Its purpose
Learning that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The goal of this booklet is to
help you get the best cancer treatment. It has a special step-by-step guide of the
cancer tests and treatments recommended by experts in multiple myeloma.
Supported by the NCCN Foundation
The NCCN Foundation supports the mission of the National Comprehensive
Cancer Network
) to improve the care of patients with cancer. One of its
aims is to raise funds to create a library of booklets for patients. Learn more about
the NCCN Foundation at
The source of the information
NCCN is a not-for-profit network of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers.
Experts from NCCN have written treatment guidelines for multiple myeloma
doctors. These treatment guidelines suggest what the best practice is for cancer
care. The information in this booklet is based on these guidelines.
For more information
This booklet focuses on the treatment of multiple myeloma. More information on
NCCN, multiple myeloma, and other cancers can be found on
© 2012 National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. All rights reserved. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients™ and illustrations herein may not be reproduced in any form for any
purpose without the express written permission of NCCN.
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