Hodgkin’s lymphoma
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Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Sylvia Cole Haematology Nurse Specialist, Altnagelvin Hospital
Kathleen Dunne Nurse Lecturer, North and West In-Service Education Consortium, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a malignant disease of the lymphatic system. This article gives an overview of the disease process and the classification and staging of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The nursing care and psychological support of these patients during radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment are also discussed.

Correspondence kdunne@alt.n-i.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 19,46-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.01.18.19.46.c3531

Published in print: 21 January 2004

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review