NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

36 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, 2019 4  Making treatment decisions Websites | Review Websites American Cancer Society index Be The Match CLL Society Inc. (CLLS) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) National Cancer Institute National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship NCCN for Patients ® Review † † Shared decision-making is a process in which you and your doctors plan treatment together. † † Asking your doctors questions is vital to getting the information you need to make informed decisions. † † Getting a 2 nd opinion, attending support groups, and comparing benefits and risks may help you decide which treatment is best for you. Meeting with and learning from other CLL patients is one of the best sources of emotional and educational support that I have seen. In a CLL support group we can share our feelings, experiences, and encouragement with the only ones who are able to see CLL from the inside out - the patients!” – Barbara Leukemia survivor “