Palliative care for patients with hematological malignancies: Time for a new model.

@article{Zimmermann2016PalliativeCF,
  title={Palliative care for patients with hematological malignancies: Time for a new model.},
  author={Camilla Zimmermann},
  journal={Leukemia research},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={
          78-9
        }
}
Palliative care for patients with hematological malignancies is eceiving increasing attention. Compared to patients with solid umors, patients with leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma more ften die on medical wards, rather than at home or in hospices, and eceive more aggressive care [1]. As well, advance care planning ends to be neglected, and palliative care teams are often absent r involved very late in the course of illness [2,3]. These challenges ave been reported consistently across… CONTINUE READING
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