Healthcare

The Hospital Clínic launches an immunotherapy home infusion programme

The Hospital Clínic Medical Oncology Service, led by Dr. Aleix Prat, has launched a home infusion programme for solid organ cancer patients and immunotherapy treatment.  The programme, which started to be implemented last June, is part of the Hospital Clínic Haematology and Oncology Institute (ICMHO) Home Care Unit and is coordinated by Dr. Francesc Fernández and Dr. Javier Marco. It is a patient-centred care project and its basic aim is to improve the quality of life of cancer patients.   A project with the collaboration of Bristol Myers Squibb. 

The home programme covers everything from carrying out periodical lab tests to administering the drug at home.

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