1 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Multiple Myeloma, 2018 Multiple Myeloma LEARNING that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment. It explains which cancer tests and treatments are recommended by experts of multiple myeloma. 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 multiple myeloma. 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 multiple myeloma. Key points of the book are summarized in the NCCN Quick Guide™ . NCCN also offers patient resources on myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and other cancer types. Visit NCCN.org/patients for the full library of patient books, summaries, and other resources.