NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Thyroid Cancer, Version 1.2017
that you have cancer
can be overwhelming.
The goal of this book is to help you know your options. It explains which cancer
tests and treatments are recommended by experts for thyroid cancer.
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 thyroid 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 thyroid cancer. Key points of the book
are summarized in theNCCN Quick Guide™
series for Thyroid Cancer. NCCN
also offers patient books on breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many
other cancer types. VisitNCCN.org/patients
for the full library of patient books,
summaries, and other resources.