Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

Vicki Gregory Senior medical writer, Lymphoma Action, Aylesbury, England

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. 29, 3, 40-50. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1537


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