NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stages I and II Breast Cancer - page 3

Stages I and II
Breast Cancer
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 by experts for stages I and II 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 stages I and II 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 stages I and II breast cancer. NCCN also offers patient
books on colon cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many other cancer types.
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or the full library of patient books as well as other
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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Stages I and II Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
Version 1.2014
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