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NCCN Guidelines for Patients



Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia, Version 1.2017

Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia


6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia

Explains how and where this cancer starts.

14 Part 2

Testing for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia

Describes how doctors plan your treatment.

22 Part 3 Overview of cancer treatments

Describes the treatments used for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.

33 Part 4 Treatment guide

Presents treatment options for primary, refractory, or relapsed Waldenström’s


40 Part 5 Making decisions

about your care

Offers tips for choosing the best treatment.

48 Glossary



54 NCCN Panel Members 55 NCCN Member Institutions 56 Index