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Transitional Care Planning (PDQ®)

Patient Version
Last Modified: 04/16/2014

Introduction

This patient summary on transitional care planning is adapted from a summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about cancer treatment, screening, prevention, supportive care, and ongoing clinical trials is available from the National Cancer Institute. This summary describes transitional care, assessment, and care options.

This summary is about planning for changes in level of care for adults with cancer.