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2003 NICE Improving Outcomes in Haematological Cancers
Release date 2003/10/01
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Author NICE,National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
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Introduction NICE has issued guidance on the organisation of healthcare for people with haematological cancers (cancers of blood cells). It recommends which healthcare professionals should be involved in treatment and care, and the facilities such as hospitals best suited to provide that healthcare. The key recommendations are: •People should be treated by a multidisciplinary team •A multidisciplinary team should include a clinical nurse specialist and a palliative care specialist •Each diagnosis of haematological cancer should be reviewed by experts •People with neck lumps should have rapid access to dia