Challenges in the treatment of elderly patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma.

@article{Roth2014ChallengesIT,
  title={Challenges in the treatment of elderly patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma.},
  author={Patrick Roth and Kh{\^e} Hoang-Xuan},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={697-701}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Approximately 50% of all patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) are 60 years or older and may therefore be considered as elderly. Although the diagnostic work-up is basically the same in young and in elderly patients, therapeutic strategies vary considerably. Here, we review the characteristics of elderly PCNSL patients with a particular focus on advances in the optimization of treatment regimens. RECENT FINDINGS Age has been repeatedly confirmed as a… CONTINUE READING
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