NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Kidney 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 explains which tests and
treatments are recommended by experts in kidney cancer.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
) 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 kidney 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 kidney cancer. Key points of the book
are summarized in the relatedNCCN Quick Guide™
. NCCN also offers patient
resources on breast, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer, as well as many other cancer
for the full library of patient books as well as other
patient and caregiver resources.