Clinical practice guidelines: non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

  title={Clinical practice guidelines: non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.},
  author={Richard I. Fisher and Martin M. Oken},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  volume={62 Suppl 1},
  pages={SI6-42, quiz SI43-5}
BACKGROUND Despite the common clonal origin of the non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs), their characteristic diversity contributes to the difficulty of defining comprehensive treatment regimens. OBJECTIVES To review and compare historical and current data that define practice guidelines in the treatment of the NHLs. DISCUSSION Early-stage, low-grade NHLs: Irradiation remains the standard treatment. Late-stage, low-grade NHLs and advanced-stage indolent lymphomas: Alkylating agents (eg… CONTINUE READING