Blood or marrow transplantation for mantle cell lymphoma.

  title={Blood or marrow transplantation for mantle cell lymphoma.},
  author={Yvette L. Kasamon},
  journal={Current opinion in oncology},
  volume={19 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Mantle cell lymphoma is a generally incurable disease for which blood or marrow transplantation is frequently considered. This review assesses the more recent literature on high-dose therapeutic approaches for mantle cell lymphoma. RECENT FINDINGS The benefit of transplantation is most apparent in first remission. Autologous transplantation can prolong event-free and possibly overall survival, although no plateau has been demonstrated in the survival curve. A randomized… CONTINUE READING