A Canadian evidence-based guideline for the first-line treatment of follicular lymphoma: joint consensus of the Lymphoma Canada Scientific Advisory Board.

@article{Kuruvilla2015ACE,
  title={A Canadian evidence-based guideline for the first-line treatment of follicular lymphoma: joint consensus of the Lymphoma Canada Scientific Advisory Board.},
  author={John Kuruvilla and Sarit E. Assouline and D. C. Hodgson and David A Macdonald and Doug Stewart and Anna L Christofides and Marina Komolova and Joseph M. Connors},
  journal={Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={59-74}
}
Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in North America. Because of the heterogeneity of the disease, treatment options vary from observation to aggressive therapies or stem cell transplantation, or both. Although advances in treatment have improved outcomes, the disease remains largely incurable. In Canada, no unified national guideline exists for the front-line treatment of FL; provincial guidelines vary and are largely based on funding. There is… CONTINUE READING

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