Offers a timely, healthcare team assessment and facilitates investigations for people who may have lymphoma.
The Lymphoma Diagnosis Program's role is to support patients with presentations that have a high likelihood of being a lymphoma diagnosis and expedite their care from the point of suspicion through diagnostic work-up, staging, definitive diagnosis and eventual consult with an oncologist.
This program works to ensure people with lymphoma get faster access to treatment. The program seeks to improve the patient journey, patient outcomes and standardize care delivery across the province.
Services provided by the program include:
- coordination of diagnostic and staging investigations
- care coordination by nurses who are specialized in lymphoma
- timely consults with oncologist / hematologist
- patient education and supportive care to assist with decisions about treatment options