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Lymphoma network

26 July 2005

Nursing Standard


While some cancers get a great deal of media coverage, lymphoma is something of the poor relation, although there are about 11,000 new cases a year in the UK. Gill...

Support needs of patients with a diagnosis of follicular lymphoma

09 April 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


Follicular lymphoma is the second most common sub-type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Although rarely considered curable, this indolent lymphoma typically follows a...

Practical experience with rituximab subcutaneous

08 October 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice


Treatment regimens involving the monoclonal anti-CD20 antibody rituximab are the standard of care for patients with CD20-positive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). It has...

An overview of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

11 February 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice


Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative malignancies with differing patterns of behaviour and responses to treatment. Chemotherapy,...

Discharging survivors with good prognosis

08 September 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Discharging cancer survivors from long-term follow up is controversial. This article explores an initiative devised by a clinical nurse specialist at South Tyneside...

On the right track

30 August 2011

Nursing Standard


The outlook for people with lymphoma is improving as research has increased knowledge of the disease and effective methods to treat it.

Why ‘watch and wait’ is still a valuable option for low grade lymphomas

08 March 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

In 2016, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released guidelines recommending people with asymptomatic advanced follicular low grade...

The lymphatic system

12 December 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series, examines the lymphatic system, focusing on the anatomy and physiology of lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes...

A screening tool to identify frailty in older people with lymphoma and help assess treatment and social support needs

30 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

frailty tool

By 2020, two million people aged 65 and over will be living with a cancer diagnosis, and about 14,000 people are diagnosed with lymphoma each year. Assessment...

Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

07 May 2019

Primary Health Care

blood cancer

Lymphoma encompasses a heterogeneous group of haematological malignancies that require complex management. Patients with lymphoma experience a wide range of...