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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma, Version 1.2016

Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma

(PTCL)

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 peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network

®

(NCCN

®

) 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 peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

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 peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Key points

of the book are summarized in the related

NCCN Quick Guide™ .

NCCN also

offers patient resources on mycosis fungoides, follicular lymphoma, diffuse

large B-cell lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, and other cancer types. Visit

NCCN.org/patients

for the full library of patient books, summaries, and other

resources.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Version 1.2016