NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
1 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, 2018 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia LEARNING that you have cancer can be overwhelming. Learning that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The goal of this book is to help you get the best care. It presents which cancer tests and treatments are recommended by experts in chronic myeloid leukemia. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ) is a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment guidelines for doctors who treat chronic myeloid 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 chronic myeloid leukemia. Key points of the book are summarized in the NCCN Quick Guide™ . NCCN also offers patient books on classic myeloproliferative neoplasms, myelodysplastic syndromes, lymphoma, and other cancer types. Visit NCCN.org/patients for the full library of patient books, summaries, and other resources.