Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, version 2.2014.

Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Jun;12(6):916-46 Authors: Zelenetz AD, Gordon LI, Wierda WG, Abramson JS, Advani RH, Andreadis CB, Bartlett N, Bellam N, Byrd JC, Czuczman MS, Fayad LE, Fisher RI, Glenn MJ, Harris NL, Hoppe RT, Horwitz SM, Kelsey CR, Kim YH, Krivacic S, LaCasce AS, Nademanee A, Porcu P, Press O, Rabinovitch R, Reddy N, Reid E, Sokol L, Swinnen LJ, Tsien C, Vose JM, Yahalom J, Zafar N, Dwyer M, Sundar H Abstract Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs) are a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative disorders originating in B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, or natural killer cells. Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common subtype of indolent NHL, accounting for approximately 22% of all newly diagnosed cases of NHL. The incorporation of rituximab to chemotherapy regimens has become a widely accepted standard of care for first-line therapy for patients with FL. Maintenance and consolidation therapy with rituximab and radioimmunotherapy have also been associated with improved progression-free survival in patients experiencing response to first-line therapy. Despite therapeutic advances that have improved outcomes, FL is generally considered a chronic disease characterized by multiple recurrences with current therapies. This manuscript discusses the recommendations outlined in the NCCN Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with FL. PMID: 24925202 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Natl Compr Canc Netw Source Type: research

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Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology - Category: Hematology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Oncol Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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