A palliative care model and conceptual approach suited to clinical malignant haematology

Elise Button, Michael Bolton, Raymond J. Chan, Shirley Chambers, Jason Butler, Patsy Yates

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Abstract

The term haematological malignancy refers to a collection of heterogeneous neoplasms with significant variation in presentation, prognosis and management. Survival is vastly different between people with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma versus elderly people diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. Even within a specific disease type, substantial variation exists in treatment and prognosis that is dependent on characteristics of the individual (i.e. age, comorbidities) and the disease (i.e. cytogenetics, method of development)...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-485
Number of pages3
JournalPalliative Medicine
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • haematological malignancy
  • palliative care

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