Mantle-Cell Lymphoma

Electronic Medical Records: Benefits to the Patient
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Electronic medical records can help healthcare providers communicate and share information more efficiently than ever before, resulting in tangible benefits for patients with cancer.
Introduction to Medicare Coverage
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The majority of people with mantle-cell lymphoma are covered by Medicare, which has several coverage options for patients to consider.
Ensuring the Treatment Team Stays Connected
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To deliver the best possible care, members of the treatment team must communicate and coordinate with one another. Patients with mantle-cell lymphoma can take an active role in ensuring their treatment team stays connected.
Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
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If their first treatment stops working, patients with mantle-cell lymphoma are prescribed a different therapy. Several new treatment options are available for these patients, with several more being studied in clinical trials.
Understanding Health Insurance Benefits
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Most patients with mantle-cell lymphoma are expected to share in the cost of their treatment. Understanding health insurance benefits will help them to anticipate their out-of-pocket cost responsibilities.
What Is Mantle-Cell Lymphoma?
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Mantle-cell lymphoma is one of 70 subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Although the precise cause is not known, the same genetic abnormality has been identified in a high percentage of patients.
Diagnosing Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
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Common signs and symptoms of mantle-cell lymphoma may be similar to other conditions. A comprehensive workup including a physical examination, lab tests, and imaging may be required to establish a definitive diagnosis and identify the disease stage.
Initial Treatment of Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
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A number of treatment options are available for patients with mantle-cell lymphoma. The specific choice of treatment may depend on the stage of the disease, symptoms, and the patient’s age and health status.
Working with the Treatment Team
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Patients and their loves ones should take part in key decisions regarding their care, and it is therefore important for patients to communicate their perspective during the shared treatment decision-making process.

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