REDLAMP 2: Disease Characteristics, Treatment Patterns, Prognosis, Outcomes, and Lymphoma-Related Mortality in Elderly Follicular Lymphoma

In a recent publication from the British Journal of Haematology researchers sought to better understand how patients over the age of 80 should be treated when they are diagnosed with follicular lymphoma. Dr. John Leonard discusses the implications of several of this study’s findings. Researchers found that while elderly follicular lymphoma patients were treated less aggressively, the majority of patients lived through the course of the study, with only a minority of those who died, dying from follicular lymphoma.

You can follow Lymphoma Program Director John Leonard @JohnPLeonardMD.

The previous entry can be viewed here.

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Author: lymphomaprogram

Located on the Upper East Side of New York City, the Lymphoma Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital is internationally recognized for our efforts to enable patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin disease and related disorders to have the best possible clinical outcome, including cure when possible.

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