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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, Version 1.2017

Presented by

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

NCCN Foundation was founded by NCCN to raise funds for patient

education based on the NCCN Guidelines. NCCN Foundation offers

guidance to people with cancer and their caregivers at every step of

their cancer journey. This is done by sharing key information from the

world’s leading cancer experts. This information can be found in a

library of NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

and other patient education

resources.

NCCN Foundation is also committed to advancing cancer treatment by funding the nation’s

promising doctors at the center of cancer research, education, and progress of cancer

therapies. For more information about NCCN Foundation, visit

NCCNFoundation.org .

Stupid Cancer.

Stupid Cancer proudly supports the NCCN Foundation's mission to

improve the care of patients with cancer.

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY (LLS)

is dedicated to developing better outcomes for

blood cancer patients through research education,

and patient services, and is happy to have this

comprehensive resource available to patients.

© 2016 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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These patient guides to cancer care are produced by the

National Comprehensive Cancer Network ®

(NCCN

®

). NCCN is an alliance of 27 of the leading cancer centers in the United

States. The mission of NCCN is to improve cancer care so people can live better lives.

At the core of NCCN are the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN

Guidelines

®

). NCCN Guidelines

®

contain information to help health workers plan the best

cancer care. They list options for cancer care that are most likely to have the best results.

The NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

present the information from the NCCN Guidelines in an

easy-to-learn format.

NCCN staff involved in developing these NCCN Guidelines for Patients include:

Dorothy A. Shead, MS

Director, Patient and Clinical

Information Operations

Laura J. Hanisch, PsyD

Medical Writer/Patient

Information Specialist

Alycia Corrigan

Medical Writer

Rachael Clarke

Guidelines Data and Layout

Coordinator

Susan Kidney

Graphic Design Specialist

Sponsored and

endorsed by

Endorsed by

HuntsmanCancer Institute

at theUniversityofUtah

Fred&PamelaBuffett

CancerCenter

RobertH.Lurie

Comprehensive

CancerCenterof

Northwestern

University

UniversityofAlabama

atBirmingham

Comprehensive

CancerCenter

St. JudeChildren’s

ResearchHospital/

TheUniversityofTennessee

HealthScienceCenter

SitemanCancerCenter

atBarnes-JewishHospital

andWashingtonUniversity

SchoolofMedicine

Vanderbilt-Ingram

CancerCenter

DukeCancer Institute

TheOhioStateUniversity

ComprehensiveCancerCenter -

JamesCancerHospitaland

SoloveResearch Institute

Universityof

Michigan

Comprehensive

CancerCenter

MayoClinic

CancerCenter

Universityof

Wisconsin

Carbone

CancerCenter

MayoClinicCancerCenter

MayoClinicCancerCenter

TheSidneyKimmel

ComprehensiveCancer

Centerat JohnsHopkins

Dana-Farber/Brighamand

Women’sCancerCenter

MassachusettsGeneralHospital

CancerCenter

MemorialSloanKettering

CancerCenter

YaleCancerCenter/

SmilowCancerHospital

RoswellPark

Cancer Institute

CaseComprehensive

CancerCenter/University

HospitalsSeidmanCancer

CenterandCleveland

ClinicTaussig

Cancer Institute

MoffittCancerCenter

TheUniversityofTexas

MDAndersonCancerCenter

UniversityofColorado

CancerCenter

UCSanDiego

MooresCancerCenter

CityofHopeComprehensiveCancerCenter

FredHutchinsonCancer

ResearchCenter/

SeattleCancerCareAlliance

StanfordCancer Institute

UCSFHelenDillerFamily

ComprehensiveCancerCenter

FoxChaseCancerCenter

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