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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2016

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Making treatment decisions

Websites | Review

Websites

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org/Cancer/MalignantMesothelioma/ DetailedGuide/malignant-mesothelioma-malignant- mesothelioma

Clinicaltrials.gov

https://clinicaltrials.gov/

CURE Magazine

http://media.curetoday.com/downloads/documents/ pocketguide_mesothelioma.pdf

Mesothelioma Applied

®

Research Foundation

www.curemeso.org/site/lookup. asp?c=duIWJfNQKiL8G&b=8578801

National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/ malignantmesothelioma/patient/page1#Keypoint1

NCCN Find a clinical trial

https://www.nccn.org/patients/resources/clinical_ trials/find_trials.as

Smoking cessation (help to quit smoking)

www.smokefree.gov

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Shared decision-making is a process in which

you and your doctors plan treatment together.

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Asking your doctors questions is vital to getting

the information you need to make informed

decisions.

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Getting a 2

nd

opinion, attending support groups,

and comparing benefits and downsides may

help you decide which treatment is best for you.