Addendum to Haematological cancers : improving outcomes (update) : service guidance addendum : methods, evidence and recommendations

Different levels of service are needed to manage haematological cancers, depending on the particular cancer in question. Because of the increased complexity of care and changes in the levels of care from those specified in the 2003 NICE cancer service guidance on improving outcomes in haematological...

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Corporate Authors: National Collaborating Centre for Cancer (Great Britain), National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Great Britain)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK) 2016, May 2016
Edition:Final version
Series:NICE guideline
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Different levels of service are needed to manage haematological cancers, depending on the particular cancer in question. Because of the increased complexity of care and changes in the levels of care from those specified in the 2003 NICE cancer service guidance on improving outcomes in haematological cancers, an update was needed. There has been progressive and variable adoption of specialist integrated haematological malignancy diagnostic services (SIHMDS), aimed at improving diagnostic accuracy and expertise. Integrated diagnostic reports are well established in some centres but not everywhere. In addition, new diagnostic techniques have been developed since 2003. Because of all this, an update to the diagnostic and evaluation sections in the 2003 guidance was also needed
Physical Description:1 PDF file (77 pages) illustrations