Aggressive non Hodgkin lymphoma in the elderly. A retrospective study of 72 patients with clinical features and treatment.

Aggressive non Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) occurs frequently in the elderly and because of drug related toxicity treatment remains controversial. Seventy-two patients over 65 years (68-83 y, median 73 y) with intermediate and high grade NHL were retrospectively studied. We found 22 cases of high grade NHL and diffuse large cell the most frequent type encountered… CONTINUE READING