NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, 2018 5 Making treatment decisions Websites | Review 60 Websites American Cancer Society cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/ index CLL Society Inc. (CLLS) cllsociety.org National Cancer Institute cancer.gov/types/leukemia National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship canceradvocacy.org/toolbox NCCN nccn.org/patients The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) LLS.org/InformationSpecialists 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

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