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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Polycythemia: No. See your oncologist or hematologist to discuss various causes and appropriate workup and if needed, therapeutic phlebotomy as a treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually chemotherapy: The treatment is related to the type of lymphoma and the sites of disease. Most lymphomas are treated with chemotherapy but radiation therapy is some ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on age: If young, one would consider a bone marrow transplant depending on location of disease, response to pre transplant chemotherapy. If not a transplant ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: There are many kinds of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Each is treated differently depending on specific type and stage. Commonly some sort of chemotherapy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It depends...: Nhl has over 40 subtypes. Treatment depends on dx, stage, prognosis, tumor & patient factors. Dlbcl: r-chop most common fl: observation vs. Rituximab ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
"Very": In general (generalizing 40+ lymphomas), nhl is very responsive to chemotherapy. Refractory (non-responsive) nhl is bad. Not all nhl is curable (eg fo ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
R-CHOP: The most common regimen is r-chop (rituximab, cytoxan, adriamycin, (doxorubicin) vincristine, prednisone). Other options are epoch-r, a clinical tria ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
NHL remains: A disease of nodes, but can start in extranodal sites (bones, liver, etc). It also can produce symptoms of fever, soaking night sweats, and weight los ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: Hodgkins disease is one of the malignant diseases that are highly curable. Most patients respond well to standard chemotherapy, small percentage need ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Chemo +\- radiation: That really depends on subtype of hodgkins, stage, bulk, of disease, age of pt, among other factors, although chemotherapy is the mainstay of therapy.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Chemotherapy is the primary treatment for non hodgkins lymphoma. It's effectiveness depend on several favors like stage, type of lymphoma, and the int ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Many good treatments: You should go and see a Medical oncologist. They can treat you with chemotherapy which works very well and can often cure this disease. But avoid dela ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many, depends: There are many treatment options for non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). There are 40+ sub-types of nhl. While many have the same treatment, the treatment a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Selsky
32 years experience Pediatrics
COPADM, CYM and xrt: Combination chemotherapy with anti cd-20 antibody and radiation can result in durable remissions.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Primarily chemo: The main treatment for burkitt lymphoma is chemotherapy. Sometimes radiation therapy can be used for a local mass causing a problem but radiation the ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
For indolent nodular: Lymphomas, "watch & wait" and treat for symptoms has been a successful strategy for many years. With rituxin so benign to use (but quite costly) some ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Use IPI/FLIPI Score: The prognosis of nhl (non-hodgkin lymphoma) is better defined by a score called the international prognostic index (ipi) for aggressive nhl or follicu ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Can be cured: I want you to know that Stage IV Hodgkin is unlike other stage IV cancers -- it is often cured. Please be sure to keep appointments, follow oncologist ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
ICE: Cycles are repeated every 14 days for 3 cycles, then high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplant follows (if the patient is considered ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Chemotherapy: The tumor cells in Burkitt's lymphoma proliferate at a rapid rate and have a characteristic mutation in the MYC oncogene. It is highly responsive to s ... Read More

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