NCCN Guidelines for Patients™: Multiple Myeloma
Part 7: Accepting a treatment plan
7.1 – Benefits of a treatment plan
How a treatment plan can help is explained.
7.2 – Parts of a treatment plan
The information in a treatment plan is presented.
7.3 – Your role in planning
How you can take part in treatment planning is
7.4 – Getting a 2nd opinion
Getting another treatment plan from more
doctors is addressed.
7.5 – Tools
Webpages about treatment planning are listed.
Having cancer is very stressful. While absorbing the
fact that you have cancer, you have to learn about
tests and treatments. In addition, the time you have to
accept a treatment plan feels short. Parts 1 through 6
aimed to teach you about myeloma, its treatment, and
other challenges. Part 7 addresses issues related to
accepting a treatment plan.