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Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology
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Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

Sara Booth, Eduardo Bruera, and Jenny Craig

Abstract

This book is the first volume in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. Patients with haematological malignancy often undergo the most rigorous treatments, usually requiring long inpatient stays at tertiary referral centres far removed from friends, families, and everyday life. The treatment for some malignancies is palliative, although aggressive, from diagnosis, and there can be a number of difficult symptom-control problems, all of which are covered here. The book dra ... More

Keywords: clinical guidance, cancer, haematological malignancy, palliative care, symptom-control problems, haematologist

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780198528081
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528081.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Booth, editor
Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Service, Cambridge, UK

Eduardo Bruera, editor
Professor and Chair, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA

Jenny Craig, editor
Consultant Haematologist, Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Team, Cambridge, UK