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A 34-year-old male asked:

My fathers biopsy report is given below. high grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. is this curable ?

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Lymphomas: High grade lymphomas in general have better chance of cure than low grade. But it depends on lot of other factors also.
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Dr. Cynthia Anderson
Radiation Oncology 21 years experience
What location?: It depends on 1. What subtype of nhl it was 2. What organs were involved? 3. What is the stage 4. Does he have "b symptoms" (fevers, weight loss) 5. What his bloodwork shows and 6. If it involves areas other than the lymph nodes (ie other organs such as the skin, lungs, etc.) these are all needed to give a prognosis score and chance of cure.
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A 34-year-old male asked:

My fathers biopsy result is below. High grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. Is it curable?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
TcellNHL: The cure is dependent on sub t cell types, stage of disease, age of patient, lymphoma in node or organ, person's ability to do activity of daily living and ldh level. The doctor needs to know these things. Your father's hematologist/oncologist must have them and would be in a better position to answer. Thanks.
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