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How do other serious health conditions affect diagnosis and treatment for older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma?

How do other serious health conditions affect diagnosis and treatment for older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on May 17, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) to understand how other serious health conditions affect their diagnosis and treatment. The authors found that patients with more serious illnesses were more likely to be diagnosed with advanced HL and had limited treatment options. Some background Treatment options for...

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Reviewing radiation therapy options for patients with relapsed or persistent DLBCL

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed several studies involving patients with relapsed or refractory (does not respond to treatment) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who received radiation therapy (RT). The authors concluded that RT can improve outcomes and disease control for patients with localized disease. Some background Diffuse large B-cell...

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Risk of central nervous system relapse in non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with EPOCH-R

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors looked at relapses that occur in the central nervous system of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma who were treated with EPOCH chemotherapy and rituximab. The authors concluded that there is no increased risk of CNS relapse when treated with EPOCH-R compared with previous treatments.  Some background Many forms of...

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