Chemotherapy could be given at patients' workplace

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7308.340/a (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:340
  1. Joyce M Carter (joyce.carter@liverpool-ha.nhs.uk), consultant in public health medicine
  1. Liverpool Health Authority, 24 Pall Mall, Liverpool, L3 6AL

    EDITOR—The first sentence of the editorial by Young and Kerr about home delivery of chemotherapy assumes that shifting care to the community means shifting it to patients' homes.1 This is echoed in the introduction of the paper by Borras et al about home versus hospital delivery of chemotherapy for people with colorectal cancer.2

    In real life, however, many people are at work all day. For some of these, having treatment in the workplace would …

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