NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

1 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, 2018 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 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 cancer tests and treatments are recommended by experts of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ) is a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment guidelines for doctors who treat leukemias. 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 chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Key points of the book are summarized in the NCCN Quick Guide™ series on chronic lymphocytic leukemia. NCCN also offers patient resources on acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, multiple myeloma, and other cancer types. Visit NCCN.org/patients for the full library of patient books, summaries, and other resources.

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