[Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: treatment and outcome of children with advanced disease].

@article{Tsurusawa1999NonHodgkinsLT,
  title={[Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: treatment and outcome of children with advanced disease].},
  author={Masahito Tsurusawa},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={
          1050-5
        }
}
In recent years, the results of treating children with advanced non-Hodgkin's lymphomas have improved markedly. Among patients with small non-cleaved cell lymphoma (both Burkitt's and Burkitt-like lymphomas according to the Revised European American Lymphoma Classification) in particular, about 80% could be cured by a short intensive polychemotherapy containing cyclophosphamide, high-dose methotrexate, and high-dose cytarabine. In contrast, standard treatment strategies for the diffuse large… CONTINUE READING