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NCCN QUICK GUIDE

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Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, Version 1.2017

What are my options?

Research study

To join a clinical trial.

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Treatment type

Surgery to remove individual tumors or cancerous tissues.

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Radiation to kill cancer cells.

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Chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy that travels

through your body to treat cancer.

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Supportive care

Relief of any ongoing symptoms or side effects.

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How do I decide between options?

Ask your doctors many questions. Also, you could get a second opinion, attend support groups,

and compare the pros and cons.

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