NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stage 0 Breast Cancer - page 3

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. Learning that
you are at risk for or have breast cancer can feel overwhelming. The goal of
this book is to help you get the best care. It presents which cancer tests and
treatments are recommended for carcinoma in situ by experts in breast 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 stage 0 breast 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.
This book focuses on the treatment of Stage 0 breast cancer. NCCN also
offers patient books on colon cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many other
cancer types. Visi
t
for the full library of patient books as
well as other patient and caregiver resources.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Stage 0 Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
Version 1.2014
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Stage 0
Breast Cancer
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