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Aggressive non hodgkins t cell lymphoma prognosis

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not really: Non-hodgkin's lymphomas are a very large group of diseases. Lymph cell can be called t cells or b cells based on surface proteins. T cell lymphomas ar ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
NK/T cell NHL: The treatment is largely determined by the extent of disease. Patients with localized stage, therapy would be combined radiation and chemotherapy. Pat ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CTCL subset of NHL: Cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (ctcl) is a subset of non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). There are >40 nhl subtypes. Ctcl is one.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience Pediatrics
Start with this link: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-help/about-cancer/cancer-questions/childhood-non-hodgkins-lymphoma
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Please see below: There are many factors that can dictate prognosis, so best to discuss with your doctor. However, here is some additional info: http://www.Cancer.Ne ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacqueline Matar
65 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: Aggressive chemotherapy and sometimes radiation are necessary. The first step after diagnosis is to determine the stage of disease, usually with a pe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cliff Robinson
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
There are no obvious: Causitive agents like there is for lung cancer. It doesn't tend to run in families most of the time either. Risk factors for developing it are incre ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Multiple fashions: It varies by stage (spread). It can be treated via chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Some use total skin radiation in some cases. In my practice, eve ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: Stem cell transplantation, usually from the patient's own bone marrow (autologous stem cell transplantation) can dure certain types of lymphoma that w ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Stage 4 means involving the bone marrow (or other "extranodal" organs). The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of non-ho ... Read More
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