NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Pancreatic Cancer - page 5

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Pancreatic Cancer, Version 1.2014
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DCIS
Tests
Pancreatic Cancer
Learning that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The goal of this book is to help you
get the best cancer treatment. It explains which tests and treatments are recommended
by experts in pancreatic cancer.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
®
(NCCN
®
) is a not-for-profit alliance of
25 of the world’s leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment
guidelines for doctors who treat pancreatic cancer. These treatment guidelines suggest
what the best practice is for cancer care. The information in this patient book is based on
the guidelines written for doctors. For more information, visit
NCCN.org/clinical.asp
.
This book focuses on the treatment of pancreatic cancer. NCCN also offers patient books
on breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many other cancer types. Visit
NCCN.
org/patients
for the full library of patient books as well as other patient and caregiver
resources.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Version 1.2014
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