haematology
Blood cancers

Lymphoma patients taken aback by steroids’ psych effects

Patients are not being warned about the distressing psychiatric side effects of the corticosteroids they take for conditions such as lymphoma, a Victorian study shows. Haematology patients often experience effects such as aggression and sleep difficulties without realising that these are attributable to the cycles of high dose steroids they are taking to complement chemotherapy ...

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