Lymphoma encompasses a heterogeneous group of haematological malignancies that require complex management. Patients with lymphoma experience a wide range of physical, social and emotional issues.
This article summarises the diagnosis, treatment and long-term consequences of lymphoma, and outlines the role of the primary care practitioner in the lymphoma care pathway.
Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1537Peer review
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Gregory V (2019) Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1537
Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Charlotte Bloodworth, advanced nurse practitioner in lymphoma, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Published online: 07 May 2019
blood cancers - cancer - cancer treatments - care pathways - care plans - chemotherapy - clinical review - community - diagnosis - general practice - Hodgkin lymphoma - non-Hodgkin lymphoma - immunotherapy - late effects of cancer - living with and beyond cancer - nursing care - primary care - radiotherapy - survivorship - targeted therapies
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