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Treatment for low-grade malt lympoma of the conjunctiva of lower eyelid?

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Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
Internal Medicine - Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Radiotherapy

Limited stage extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma of the ocular adnexa is usually treated with radiotherapy.
The response rate and duration of remission are excellent.

In brief: Radiotherapy

Limited stage extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma of the ocular adnexa is usually treated with radiotherapy.
The response rate and duration of remission are excellent.
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Clin char 95 Pts w/ ocular adnexal & uveal lymphoma: Tx outcomes in ENMZ subtype. Portell et al CLML http://ow.ly/VtGkf #lymsm #radonc
Dr. Michael Thompson
Clin char 95 Pts w/ ocular adnexal & uveal lymphoma: Tx outcomes in ENMZ subtype. Portell et al CLML http://ow.ly/VtGkf #lymsm #radonc
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on comorbid

Factors and whether systemic.
I had a 90 yr old who was simply observed. http://www.eyecancer.com/conditions/21/lymphoma-of-the-conjunctiva.

In brief: Depends on comorbid

Factors and whether systemic.
I had a 90 yr old who was simply observed. http://www.eyecancer.com/conditions/21/lymphoma-of-the-conjunctiva.
Dr. Olivia Liao
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Dr. Michael Thompson
I'm not sure it depends as much on co-morbidities as much as symptoms. If symptomatic would treat. Both low dose IFRT and rituximab are well tolerated. If asymptomatic than can observe.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: XRT or mAb, etc.

See: http://www.mdanderson.
org/patient-and-cancer-information/cancer-information/cancer-types/eye-cancer/conjunctiva.html Treatments for this eye cancer may include radiation therapy or monoclonal antibody treatment or other types of chemotherapy. Our ophthalmologists work closely with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to determine the best treatment options for each patient.

In brief: XRT or mAb, etc.

See: http://www.mdanderson.
org/patient-and-cancer-information/cancer-information/cancer-types/eye-cancer/conjunctiva.html Treatments for this eye cancer may include radiation therapy or monoclonal antibody treatment or other types of chemotherapy. Our ophthalmologists work closely with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to determine the best treatment options for each patient.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Another patient friendly reference (not conjunctiva): Treating intraocular (eye) lymphomahttp://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-treating-intraocular-lymphoma
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