NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Pancreatic Cancer, Version 1.2017
that you have cancer
can be overwhelming.
The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment. It explains
which tests and treatments experts in pancreatic cancer recommend.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
) 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 pancreatic cancer. 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 pancreatic cancer. Key points of the book
are summarized in theNCCN Quick Guide™
. NCCN also offers patient books on
stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and many other cancer types.
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