NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Multiple Myeloma

5 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Multiple Myeloma, 2018 Multiple Myeloma Contents 6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 Multiple myeloma Explains how and where this type of cancer starts. 14 Part 2 Testing for myeloma Describes the tests used to confirm multiple myeloma and plan treatment. 24 Part 3 Overview of myeloma treatments Describes the types of treatments used for multiple myeloma and its symptoms. 38 Part 4 Treatment guide Presents treatment options based on the extent and severity of the cancer. 53 Part 5 Making treatment decisions Offers tips for choosing the best treatment for you. 61 Glossary Dictionary Acronyms 72 NCCN Panel Members 73 NCCN Member Institutions 74 Index