Feasibility and obstacles in home chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma.

  title={Feasibility and obstacles in home chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma.},
  author={Yuko Kodama and Masahiro Kami and Koichiro Yuji and Miyoko Kuboya and Tsunehiko Komatsu},
  journal={International journal of hematology},
  volume={86 5},
Home care has become a treatment option for cancer patients; however, medical practice at patients' homes has been expected mainly for terminal care in Japan. Most physicians believe that it is difficult to treat patients with hematologic malignancy at home because they frequently develop complications requiring urgent interventions. We herein report the case of an 80-year-old patient with advanced follicular lymphoma who safely received aggressive chemotherapy at home and finally died due to… CONTINUE READING

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