NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia, 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 Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.
This cancer is considered to be a type of lymphoma called lymphoplasmacytic
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 Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia. 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 Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia. Key points
of the book are summarized in the relatedNCCN Quick Guide™
. NCCN also offers
patient resources on chronic lymphocytic leukemia, follicular lymphoma, diffuse
large B-cell lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, peripheral T-cell
lymphoma, and other cancer types. VisitNCCN.org/patients
for the full library of
patient books as well as other patient and caregiver resources.