NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Version 1.2017
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
that you have cancer
can be overwhelming.
The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment. It explains which
cancer tests and treatments are recommended by experts in acute lymphoblastic
leukemia. The treatments in this book are also used for lymphoblastic lymphoma.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
) is a not-for-profit
alliance of 27 leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment
guidelines for doctors who treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 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 acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Key points
of the book are summarized in the relatedNCCN Quick Guide™ .
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