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For what length of time can mantle cell lymphoma go undetected?

For what length of time can mantle cell lymphoma go undetected?

It depends: Most lymphomas grow quite fast. That is often the case with mantle cell lymphoma too. So i would say it takes 3-6 months before the symptoms become pretty severe that we/you can not miss it easily. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which is an infection fighting collection of nodes of lymph tissue populated by white blood cells and ducts that drain excess fluid. The system ...Read more


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Does anyone know the prognosis for mantle cell lymphoma?

Does anyone know the prognosis for mantle cell lymphoma?

Treatable : Mantle cell lymphoma is an aggressive lymphoma that requires systemic chemotherapy. It usually responds to treatment but often recurs. ...Read more

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My mother is suffering from mantle cell lymphoma. Tell me how bad this is?

Serious: Mantle cell lymphoma is a serious type of non-hodgkin lymphoma. In a younger patient under the age of 70 and otherwise in good health it can be put into remission for several years with chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation. In older patients or patients who are otherwise sick there are some treatments i can put the disease into remission for a few years. ...Read more

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Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or rituximab+bendamustine?

Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or  rituximab+bendamustine?

There is no: Definitive answer to your question. Studies have compared the strategies you mention. The high dose ara-c arm was closed because it was difficult to mobilize stem cells for transplant after these regimens. Bendamustine-r is a good program, and many centers would consolidate a good response with an autograft. ...Read more

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Wat is mantle cell lymphoma?

Wat is mantle cell lymphoma?

B-cell lymphoma: It is a subtype of b-cell lymphoma due to cd5 positive antigen-naive pre germinal center b-cell within the mantle zone that surrounds normal germinal center follicles.It is one othe rarest of the non hodgkin's lymphoma. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the prognosis for mantle cell lymphoma?

Treatable : Mantle cell lymphoma is an aggressive lymphoma that requires systemic chemotherapy. It usually responds to treatment but often recurs. ...Read more

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For what length of time can mantle cell lymphoma go undetected?

It depends: Most lymphomas grow quite fast. That is often the case with mantle cell lymphoma too. So i would say it takes 3-6 months before the symptoms become pretty severe that we/you can not miss it easily. ...Read more