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Symptom Clusters in Various Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies 

Symptom Clusters in Various Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies
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Symptom Clusters in Various Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies
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Tara A. Albrecht

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190204747.003.0036
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date: 22 October 2019

This chapter discusses the etiology, clinical assessment, and the clinical management of symptom clusters and their effect on patient outcomes. Symptom clusters can be identified through direct observation and the use of various statistical methods. A review of the biological basis for the most common symptom clusters observed is offered. Common symptom clusters found in breast cancer, lung cancer, and hematological malignancies are discussed specifically. Case studies are provided.

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