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what treatment is for b cell non hogkins lymphoma?

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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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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Non Hodgkin lymphoma: There are many type of b cells nhl.In general- very responsive to chemo and biological agent- which is the mainstay treatment of nhl. It is also sensitive to radiation tx which sometimes used as a single agent in a very limited localized stage. Treatment would depend on the biology, stage, other prognostic factors- like age, blood counts, symptoms, etc. Radioimmunotherapy, bmt are also available.
Answered on Dec 30, 2012
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