The unique supportive care needs of a mother with acute myeloid leukemia during treatment.


Journal Article

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer of the blood that is linked with poor survival. The disease requires immediate intensive chemotherapy treatment that leaves patients hospitalized for at least one month and often longer, depending on their supportive care needs. Mothers undergoing treatment for AML may benefit from having attention paid to their supportive care needs during that time.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Albrecht, TA; Lee Walton, A; Leak Bryant, A

Published Date

  • February 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 16 - 19

PubMed ID

  • 25689644

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25689644

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-067X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1092-1095

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1188/15.CJON.16-19


  • eng