What is the role of a venous access device in the treatment of diffuse large cell lymphoma?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Because multiple chemotherapy cycles are usually administered, consult a surgeon regarding implantation of a venous access device, which is helpful for chemotherapy infusions and for the repeated blood samples required to monitor treatment toxicity.


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