Publications about WM from IWMF Partners

NCCN Guidelines for Patients with WM, 2020(link is external). An excellent addition to the NCCN’s extensive series of patients’ guides for a variety of cancers, has been endorsed by the IWMF and has been adopted as a supplement to the IWMF’s library of booklets, Treatment Guides and Fact Sheets. WM patients and caregivers are certain to find this new 2020 booklet to be a relevant and informative resource that will help people living with WM talk to their physicians about the best treatment options for their disease.  The NCCN Guidelines for Patients with WM(link is external) currently is available only in English.

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy Facts. This fact sheet from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) provides provides information on how CAR T-cell therapy may work, the possible side effects of this treatment approach and its potential role in the treatment of blood cancer. A brief overview of the immune system and immunotherapy is included to help patients understand the information provided in this publication.

Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia(link is external). One of many fact sheets from the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), this overview of WM includes current treatment options, treatments under investigation, and information about the LLS Support Network, and their varied educational resources.

Cancer and Your Finances(link is external). This free workbook from Leukemia and Lymphoma Society covers the following topics and includes worksheets to help you get and stay organized.

  • Types of health insurance plans
  • Disability insurance options
  • Benefits and denial of insurance coverage
  • Financial assistance
  • Resources and helpful organizations

Lymphoma Side Effect Management Fact Sheets from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Side-Effect Management: Managing
Diarrhea and Constipation
Side-Effect Management: Managing
Low Appetite and Weight Loss
Side-Effect Management: Managing
Mouth and Throat Side Effects
Side Effect Management: Managing
Nausea and Vomiting