Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
The latest in Lymphoma treatments and research
The ASH education book series is a yearly overview of the treatment, management and diagnosis of many haematologic diseases.
These articles are long, very in-depth and come with links to the charts and figures showing the data from the studies they are presenting. They are aimed at doctors and researchers so the language and knowledge level is somewhat technical. Nevertheless they are also an excellent resource for us patients if you don't mind wading through them. They give you a very excellent idea of what is the current thinking on various topics.
Here is a list of titles in the current issue.
The first topic is about DLBC. The title and link are below. I think all people with DLBC will find something of interest in this article. (More to come)
Peripheral T-cell lymphomas of all types. This will interest anyone with T-cell lymphomas.
EBV has been implicated in several types of lymphoma, primarily Burkitt's lymphoma. Here is an article on this subject.
The title says it all for this one.
A topic of interest to all those with indolent lymphoma. Transformation to a more aggressive form is something that most patients with indolent lymphoma are concerned about.
A must read for those with follicular lymphoma.
Is Rituxan entirely without risks? Read this article for more information on this topic.
Another very hot topic.
Just what is the best schedule for Monoclonal Antibody therapy? Read on to find out.
Commonly referred to as mini-transplants, reduced intensity transplants are making transplant available to many more people who were previously not eligible.
An excellent article by Randy Gascoyne one of the worlds most prominent haematopathologists, from the British Columbia Cancer Agency.
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