NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia, Version 1.2017
Plasmapheresis is a process that removes IgM
from the blood.
Chemotherapy, or chemo, is a main systemic
Steroids are a type of drug that is often used to
Targeted therapies are drugs that can
sometimes directly kill cancer cells.
Immunomodulators are drugs that modify
different parts of the immune system.
A stem cell transplant replaces damaged or
destroyed stem cells with healthy stem cells,
which form new marrow and blood cells.
Clinical trials help learn how to prevent,
diagnose, and treat a disease like cancer.