NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
1 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, 2018 Myeloproliferative Neoplasms 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 myeloproliferative neoplasms. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ) is a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment guidelines for doctors who treat myeloproliferative neoplasms. 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 myeloproliferative neoplasms. Key points of the book are summarized in the NCCN Quick Guide™ . NCCN also offers patient books on leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes, and many other cancer types. Visit NCCN.org/patients for the full library of patient books, summaries, and other resources.