NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Colon Cancer, Version 1.2017
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 colon cancer.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
) is a not-for-profit
alliance of 27 leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment
guidelines for doctors who treat colon cancer. 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 colon cancer. Key points of the book are
summarized in theNCCN Quick Guide™ .
NCCN also offers patient books on
ovarian cancer, stomach cancer, sarcoma, lymphomas, and other cancer types.
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