Abstract

Follicular lymphoma has been widely thought to be an incurable disease. However, if cure is defined as a remission that continues indefinitely and the patient eventually dies of another disease, some patients with follicular lymphoma are cured. Follicular lymphoma grade 3 acts much like diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and cure is frequent. Even in follicular lymphoma grade 1 and 2, some patients have durable responses to initial therapy, and a significant proportion of patients can have durable responses after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalTransfusion and Apheresis Science
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007

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Follicular Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

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The curability of follicular lymphoma. / Lunning, Matthew A; Armitage, James Olen.

In: Transfusion and Apheresis Science, Vol. 37, No. 1, 01.08.2007, p. 31-35.

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