NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2016
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 for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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 mesothelioma. 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 mesothelioma. Key points of the book are
summarized in theNCCN Quick Guide™
series Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
NCCN also offers patient books on breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and
many other cancer types. VisitNCCN.org/patients
for the full library of patient
books as well as other patient and caregiver resources.
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma