NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - page 4

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Version 1.2014
About this booklet
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 explains which cancer tests and treatments are
recommended by experts of non-small cell lung cancer.
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 23 of the world’s leading cancer centers. Experts from
NCCN have written treatment guidelines for lung cancer 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 lung cancer. NCCN also offers a booklet on lung
cancer screening. Visit
for the full library of booklets.
© 2014 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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