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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Mantle cell lymphoma: Is a less common b-cell disease in the non-hodgkin's lymphoma group. It tends to be advanced stage when diagnosed, and can have a propensity to invol ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Definitely Yes: Mantle cell lymphoma responds very well to conventional chemotherapy but has a propensity to relapse. Incorporation of maintenance treatment or autotr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Mantle cell lymphoma is responsive to but probably not cured by conventional chemotherapy. What the best treatment is, when it should include stem ce ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Wekaness, possible pain, anemia symptoms, predisposition to infection, weight loss.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Can be: Early statges of hodkin lymphoma are often curable. The prognosis depends on the type of disease and how widespread it may be at the time of diagnosi ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Non-Hodgkins Lymph..: This is one of the major miracles of modern medicine and oncology. I think that 95% of those with non-hodgkins lymphoma are surviving five years or lo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends: There are 3 basic types: low grade, intermediate, and high grade lymphoma. Intermediate and high grade are potentially curable because they are repl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Could be: Hd can cause death but you need to know it is one of the most treatable and curable malignancies at present. Chemo and radiation can be very effectiv ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: It seems to strike totally at random.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Spread pattern: Primarily, hodgkins lymphoma teens to spread from one lymph node site to an adjacent site. Non hodgkins lymphoma is more likely to skip lymph node c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience in Medical Oncology
Sometimes: Both ate classified as hodgkin but they can behave differetlny. Both are treated te same with chemo abvd regimen. Some new data suggest adding Rituxa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Reed-Sternberg: Cell, usual logical predictable spread. Nhl may be cd-20+ & b-cell, less predictable, wide ranging prognosis, from chronic & long to quite aggressive ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Sometimes: But it depends on the stage of disease. Once it is stage 4 then it is difficult to cure but it can be controlled yet it often tends to keep relapsing ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes, potentially: Not all non-hodgkin lymphomas (nhl) are curable. The most common nhl is diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (dlbcl), which is curable in early (or late) st ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Non hodgkin's: Mantle cell lymphoma is a subset of non hodgkin's lymphoma. Under microscope, it looks like clusters of small size of lymphoid cells mimicking appeara ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Cell type: There are two major types of lymphocytes, T and B. Both can cause lymphoma. What you are referring to is a lymphoma of the B cell type.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Many.: Nhl is treated with different chemotherapy than hd. Stage for stage hd carries a better prognosis. Hd usually occurs in the young adult and the elderl ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on which: kind is diagnosed and which stage it is diagnosed at. Their are multiple kinds of lymphoma and leukemia that can not be discussed in 400 characters. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Many types are: Lymphoma can be cured usually with chemotherapy and sometimes with the addition of radiation. The success rate is dependent on the type of lymphoma a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Often: There are actually maybe a hundred subtypes by now. Some are famously curable -- most of the time. Some can't be cured -- yet -- but these tend to be ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
Lymph system cancer: Nhl is a large group of related cancers which originate in the lymph tissues of the body. These cells normally help fight infection but become cancero ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in 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

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